A compendium of Flashman quotes, that was produced one damned entry at a time.
Monday, 7 January 2013
A glitter of sabres
A trumpet sounded, and across the Islamgee plain I saw a glitter of sabres where a squadron of bearded sowars were cantering to meet them — Bombay Lights, I’m told, and just the boys to do Theodore’s homework for him if he lingered.
Flashman on the March, p.262, Harper Collins, paperback edition 2005.