• Be wicked, be brave, be drunk, be reckless, be dissolute, be despotic, be a suffragette, be anything you like, but for pity's sake be it to the top of your bent.

    Violet Keppel Trefusis, Mitchell Alexander Leaska (1991). “Violet to Vita: the letters of Violet Trefusis to Vita Sackville-West, 1910-21”, Viking Adult