What a glorious image, enhanced by the animals trotting past – aggrieved camels I can envisage, but never thought of donkeys as being flabbergasted. 

… flabbergasted donkeys and permanently aggrieved camels, trotting past green-glowing fields on their way to market. 

 

Source: Justin Marozzi, The Man Who Invented History: Travels with Herodotus (London: John Murray, 2009), p. 158

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