The true picture of life as it is, if it could be adequately painted, would show men what they are, and how they might rise, not, indeed, to perfection, but one step first, and then another on the ladder.
The Eustace Diamonds
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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