• The vessel was just comfortable for two people; there was room only for necessities

    1 month ago - By Happy Catholic

    The vessel was just comfortable for two people; there was room only for necessities, and Flambeau had stocked it with such things as his special philosophy considered necessary. They reduced themselves, apparently, to four essentials: tins of salmon, if he should want to eat; loaded revolvers, if he should want to fight; a bottle of brandy, presumably in case he should faint; and a priest, presumably in case he should die.
    G.K. Chesterton, The Innocence of Father Brown,
    The Sins of Prince Saradine
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