A compendium of Flashman quotes, that was produced one damned entry at a time.
Wednesday, 12 September 2012
Elephant guns and theodolites
When he wasn’t being all heroic, chasing Sikhs with elephant guns and hammering Pathans on the border, he’d laid half the canals and most of the roads in northern India, from Lahore to the Khyber, and built Darjeeling.
Flashman on the March, p.49, Harper Collins, paperback edition 2005.