Kenneth Grahame Quotes (Author of The Wind in the Willows)
Sincerely, Mr Toad: Simply Messing About In Boats
Ch. 1: The River Bank
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A messabout is an event where a group of people get together to discuss and "mess about" in boats. The concept is not new but the name is. The term originated in April when Joe Tribulato organized the first such event with this name. In the story, Mole and Rat are rowing up the river in Rat's boat. They are discussing nautical things and life in general when Rat is heard to utter,. Believe me, my young friend, there is nothing — absolutely nothing — half so much worth doing as simply messing about in boats. Simply messing
Kenneth Grahame quotes Showing of “Believe me, my young friend, there is nothing - absolutely nothing - half so much worth doing as simply messing about in boats.”. “There’s nothing––absolutely nothing––half so much worth doing as messing about in boats.”.
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