Friday, 12 October 2012

The delight in blood

“But do you understand the joy of killing for its own sake? The delight in blood and the agony of the dying?” She shook her head. “From all I have heard, that is not in the British nature.”
      You should see a Newgate scragging, you poor ignorant aborigine, thinks I.

Flashman on the March, p.108, Harper Collins, paperback edition 2005.

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