'My father is very clever,' he said to himself, 'very clever. But he isn't so clever but one can see how clever he is.'
Major Henry Grantly, The Last Chronicle of Barset
A member of the British cricket team playing in Britannula who argued against cremation mainly because it would deprive him of a place in the village cemetery with his ancestors.
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