Flashman and the Mountain of Light: From the Flashman Papers, 1845-46 Quotes

This Study Guide consists of approximately 41 pages of chapter summaries, quotes, character analysis, themes, and more - everything you need to sharpen your knowledge of Flashman and the Mountain of Light.
This section contains 800 words
(approx. 2 pages at 400 words per page)
Buy the Flashman and the Mountain of Light: From the Flashman Papers, 1845-46 Study Guide

Elspeth, I may tell you, speaks only English—well, Scotch, if you like—and enough nursery French to get her through Customs and bullyrag waiters, but anything the Queen said, however wild, always sent her into transports of approval.
(Chapter 1, p. 11)

I'd vowed never to go near India again after the Afgan fiasco of '42, and might easily have kept my word but for Elspeth's loose conduct. In those salad days, you see, she had to be forever flirting with anything in britches—not that I blame her, for she was a rare beauty, and I was often away, or ploughing with other heifers.
(Chapter 2, p. 20)

"George, I ain't puffing myself, but I'm not unknown over there! Man alive, when we had a garrison in Lahore, in '42, I was being trumpeted all over the shop! Why, you said yourself the fewer who knew Iflassman...

(read more)

This section contains 800 words
(approx. 2 pages at 400 words per page)
Buy the Flashman and the Mountain of Light: From the Flashman Papers, 1845-46 Study Guide
Copyrights
BookRags
Flashman and the Mountain of Light: From the Flashman Papers, 1845-46 from BookRags. (c)2016 BookRags, Inc. All rights reserved.