feroxargentea: (steampunk_kiss)
[personal profile] feroxargentea posting in [community profile] where_away
With Stephen it was entirely different. Jack loved him, and had not the least objection to granting him all the erudition in the world, while remaining inwardly convinced that in all practical matters other than physic and surgery Stephen should never be allowed out alone.

The Mauritius Command, chapter 2.

(posting this here so I can find it again!)

Date: 2013-05-20 07:32 pm (UTC)
esteven: (Default)
From: [personal profile] esteven
It is the quote of the world!

Is it not also character: Jack and character: Stephen for tags?

Date: 2013-05-20 09:06 pm (UTC)
esteven: (Default)
From: [personal profile] esteven
I would not dare. This is your post. :)

Date: 2013-05-21 07:22 pm (UTC)
esteven: (Default)
From: [personal profile] esteven
*beams at you*
I am sure you would not have a sixty-year old working extra?
*sniggers and isn't even 13*

Date: 2013-05-21 09:34 pm (UTC)
heather_mist: (Treasons Harbour)
From: [personal profile] heather_mist
No - but she would think nothing of asking someone who is only 59 years, 364 days and a number of hours old!

Date: 2013-05-22 04:24 am (UTC)
esteven: (Default)
From: [personal profile] esteven
Though. This biddy is sixty now!

Date: 2013-05-20 10:18 pm (UTC)
heather_mist: (Jack Big Hat)
From: [personal profile] heather_mist
You can't help but feel Jack has a point at times...
*Thinks of Mahon, Bombay and Calcutta*