A compendium of Flashman quotes, that was produced one damned entry at a time.
Wednesday, 19 December 2012
’twasn’t really a war
. . . which, as Speedy observed , made you realise how downright foolish war can be.
But then, ’twasn’t really a war, nor Arogee a proper battle. Like Little Big Horn , it was more a nasty skirmish, and like Big Horn it had an importance far beyond its size.
Flashman on the March, p.242, Harper Collins, paperback edition 2005.