Tuesday, June 26, 2007

From behind 2.30a

'Can't you just see the ghosts?' she said to Lady Circumference on the stairs. 'Pit and Fox and Burke and Lady Hamilton and Beau Brummel and Dr Johnson' (a concurrence of celebrities, it may be remarked, at which something memorable might surely have occurred). 'Can't you just see them - in their buckled shoes?'
E. Waugh, Vile Bodies, p.126