Thursday, 21 February 2013

You’re not ninety-two

‘But then, you’re not ninety-two,’ he added with satisfaction. ‘and probably never will be, because you won’t look after yourselves as I have done. Mens sana in corpore sano* as they used to tell us at Rugby, and if you believe that you’ll believe anything.’

*A healthy mind in a healthy body (Speedicut)

Mr American, pp.385-6, Pan Books, paperback edition 1982.

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