Wednesday, 5 September 2012

Complete with a fly-whisk

. . . he was a languid, amiable young haw-haw named Twentyman, a Hussar, complete with fly-whisk and followed by a chico* with a bucket of camphorated water whose duty it was to supply his master with wet clouts to sponge away the dust.

* Native Child

Flashman on the March, p.29, Harper Collins, paperback edition 2005.

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