Wednesday, 8 August 2012

Rolling in the deep

Very discreet, mind; a ship’s a small place, and chaste young ladies tend to be excitable the first few times and need to be hushed. Elspeth and my second wife, Duchess Irma, were like ecstatic banshees, I remember.

Flashman on the March, p.8, Harper Collins, paperback edition 2005.

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