Well, I can assure you, my dear Barbara, Napoleon would never have believed you.
Yes, Doctor, but ah, supposing we had written Napoleon a letter, telling him, you know, some of the things that were going to happen to him.
It wouldn't have made any difference, Ian. He would have forgotten it, or lost it, or thought it was written by a maniac.
I suppose if we'd tried to kill him with a gun, the bullet would have missed him.
Well, it's hardly fair to speculate, is it? No, I'm afraid you ...