Wednesday, 23 May 2012
Bellowing his grievance
Had I ever, I wondered, encountered such an immortally conceited ass with a truer touch for self-destruction? George Custer came to mind. Aye put him and Gordon-Cumming on the edge of a precipice and I’d not care to bet which would tumble first into the void, bellowing his grievance.
Flashman and the Tiger, p.240, Harper Collins, paperback edition 2000.
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