It was small wonder, then, that he suddenly flung down his brush on the floor, said 'Bother!' and 'O blow!' and also 'Hang spring-cleaning!' and bolted out of the house without even waiting to put on his coat.
------------ Kenneth Grahame
Tuesday, June 24, 2014
"Sure, there are few more melancholy sights in this world," said Tiz, "-- which is melancholy enough without addition! -- than that of an idealist who fancies himself a hard-headed man of the world: he has the hardships of both, and the comforts of neither." Balboa, who did not quite understand him, nodded gravely.