Never-Ending Book Quiz
Drake Strickland, the hero of Deborah Hale's A GENTLEMAN OF SUBSTANCE, does not want to go to London to seek a bride. What does he say when his grandmother asks him to do precisely that?
Choose the correct answer:if one were a wild Comanche Indian, one could simply abduct one's bride -- clever fellows, those Comanches have you forgotten, grandmother, that I strangled my last bride in a jealous rage? Or so the world believes. I'd sooner swim in a cesspit Grandmother, can we talk about this when at least one of us is sober?
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