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Badgers we have known/  /June 28, 2011

"My God, it is prime to be at sea again. Don't you feel like a badger in a barrel, on shore?"

"A badger in a barrel?" said Stephen, thinking of badgers he had known. "I do not."

That's Patrick O'Brien, in Master and Commander, a really rather good book.

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