Words I Wish I’d Written: Napoleon

But was he outraged! You might have thought he was Napoleon and she was asking him to come and deploy the tin soldiers in a nursery.

— Rex Stout, The Black Orchids. (The “he” is Nero Wolfe, of course.)

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