“A few years ago it was considered chic to serve Beef Wellington; fortunately, like Napoleon, it met its Waterloo.”
“The battle of Waterloo was won on the playing fields of Eton”
“Probably the battle of Waterloo was won on the playing-fields of Eton, but the opening battles of all subsequent wars have been lost there.”
“Waterloo is a battle of the first rank won by a captain of the second”
“We're obsessed with the way Kate looks - Wellington boots with shorts? Who else could get away with that?”
“We sort of felt this was a Waterloo issue in this committee.”
“He had two weeks in the spelling paddock after the Wellington Cup and looks very bright.”
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