At once the cleanest and most isolated way of having a bad time which has ever been devised.
1952 Of polar exploration. Recalled in The Worst Journey in the World.
They are extraordinarily like children, these little people of the Antarctic world, either like children, or like old men, full of their own importance and late for dinner, in their black tail-coats and white shirt-fronts — and rather portly withal.Apsley Cherry-Garrard
Polar exploration is at once the cleanest and most isolated way of having a bad time which has been devised.Apsley Cherry-Garrard