A compendium of Flashman quotes, that was produced one damned entry at a time.
Wednesday, 16 May 2012
A near thing
I love her dearly, far beyond any creature I’ve ever known, and I can prove it, for never once in almost seventy years of married life have I taken her by the throat. Mind you, it’s been a near thing, once or twice.
Flashman and the Tiger, p.232, Harper Collins, paperback edition 2000.