gun. Her nicknames were terrible. She respected no one: Lord Stratford, Lord Raglan, Lady Stratford, Dr. Andrew Smith, Dr. Hall, the Commissary-General, the Purveyor — she fulminated against them all. The intolerable futility of mankind obsessed her like a nightmare, and she gnashed her teeth against it.."I do well to be angry," was the burden of her cry. How many just menwere there at Scutari? How many who cared at all for the sick, or had done anything for their reliëf? Were there ten? Were there five? Was there even one? She could not be sure.
lytton strachey, Eminent Victorians.
1. Allusion to the many passages in the Bible where the just and the unjust are contrasted, perhaps especially to Luke XV. 7: I say unto you, that likewise joy shall be in heaven over one sinner that repenteth, more than over ninety and nine just persons, which need no repentance.
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