A grown-up son must be the greatest comfort a man can have, if he be his father's best friend; but otherwise he can hardly be a comfort.
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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