A compendium of Flashman quotes, that was produced one damned entry at a time.
Wednesday, 1 August 2012
A reluctant hand
. . . my tale of the strangest campaign in the whole history of British arms — and that takes in some damned odd affairs, a few of which I’ve borne a reluctant hand in myself. But Abyssinia took the cake, currants and all.
Flashman on the March, pp.3-4, Harper Collins, paperback edition 2005.