A compendium of Flashman quotes, that was produced one damned entry at a time.
Tuesday, 17 July 2012
Like an elderly ghost
It’s a strange thing, but however funky you may be — and I’ll take all comers in that line — once you’re moving there’s a kind of controlled panic that guides your feet; I went up those stairs like an elderly ghost . . .
Flashman and the Tiger, p.305, Harper Collins, paperback edition 2000.