Loretta Chase Quotes About Ten

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"Bathsheba looked at Benedict. "You never told me they were matchmaking.""He didn't notice!" said his father before Benedict could answer. "He didn't notice handsome young misses of unexceptionable family. He didn't notice beautiful heiresses. We tried bluestockings. We tried country girls. We tried everything. He didn't notice! But Bathsheba Winngate, the most notorious woman in all of England, he noticed.""We notorious women tend to stand out," she said." ~ Loretta Chase
"If you try to find a replacement, you'll be sadly disappointed, I can't be replaced. I'm the only man in all the world who possesses the right combination of qualities for you.You can turn your Ballister stare upon me all you like, but you can't petrify me. You can knock me about to your heart's content without worrying about doing any damage. You can perpetrate any sort of outrage your wicked mind conceives and be sure I'll join in, with a will. You're a troublemaker, Lydia. A Ballister devil. Nothing less than a Mallory hellion would ever suit you."- Vere Mallory -" ~ Loretta Chase
"I spent hours yesterday talking of little but medical symptoms and insane asylums. And you listened as though it were poetry and all but swooned at my feet. It is too bad I don't have any medical treatises about. I'm sure I need read a paragraph or two, and you will become ravenous with lust and begin tearing my clothes off. (Dorian from "The Mad Earl's Bride")" ~ Loretta Chase
"It is brilliant, and I would swoon if I knew how. Perhaps I learnt the art but it was long ago, and I've forgotten, It is merely one of a number of feminine skills I lack." ~ Loretta Chase
"The boat lurched.He fell against her, and she fell back, onto the divan.For onwe glorious moment she lay under him, her magnificent bosom crushed against his chest. His heart leapt into a gallop and his privy councilor leapt to attention. He lifted his head and looked down at her. She looked up at him, eyes wide and dark as an evergreen forest. He felt her breath on his skin, and heard it, soft and hurried. Her lips parted. He lowered his head.She shoved a fist against his chest, and "Get off!" she snapped. "Get off, you great lummox! Someone's coming!" ~ Loretta Chase
"In the month and a half since the Earl of Hargate's fourth son had arrived in Egypt, he had broken twenty-three separate laws and been jailed nine times. For what Mr. Carsington had cost the (England) consulate in fines and bribes, Mr. Salt (His Majesty's consul general) might have dismantled and shipped to England one of the smaller temples on the island of Philae.He now knew exactly why Lord Hargate had sent his twenty-nine-year-old offspring to Egypt. It was not, as his lordship had written, "to assist the consul general in his services on behalf of the nation."It was to saddle someone else with the responsibility and expense." ~ Loretta Chase
"Just listen," she said. "You can't kill him in cold blood." "Whyever not?" Ye gods grant me patience. "Because he'll be dead," she said as patiently as she could, "and Lady Clara's reputation will be stained forever. Do not, I pray you, do anything, Lord Longmore. Leave this to us." "Us." "My sisters and me." "What do you propose? Dressing him to death? Tying him up and making him listen to fashion descriptions?" ~ Loretta Chase
"Go away," he said. "Do you know you've almost no clothes on?" "Never mind. I need—" "Never mind? Listen to me, Miss Innocence. There are many things a man can ‘never mind.' A nearly naked woman isn't one of them." ~ Loretta Chase
"No its you," she said. How far away her voice sounded, as though it had traveled to London already, ahead of her. "Your ducal self assurance. Everything will give way to you. Even Satan's own storm.""You are definitely improving," he said. "Full mocking sentences." ~ Loretta Chase
"Clevedon told the dressmakers that the previous tenants (a husband and wife) had fallen into dire financial difficulties within months of opening the place. They'd absconded in the dead of night mere days ago, owing three months' back rent. They must have borrowed or stolen a cart, because they'd taken away most of the shop's contents and fixtures. This was a complete lie. The truth was, Varley had bribed them to move and sweetened the offer by allowing them to take with them everything that wasn't nailed down." ~ Loretta Chase
"My mother has said that it's often better for a husband and wife not to understand each other too well," he [Rupert] said. "A little mystery keeps a marriage more interesting, she says." ~ Loretta Chase
"Había aprendido a evitar la tentación porque dudada de tener la fuerza necesaria para resistirla. Dejar que la curiosidad se transformara en fascinación sería el primer paso hacia la ruina" ~ Loretta Chase
"Adan necesitó a alguien, sin duda. Jamais habría tenido el coraje de comerse esa manzana él solito. Eva tendría que habérsela comido sin decirle nada e dejarlo andar errante como un asno por el Edén, un bruto ignorante idéntico a los otros brutos que lo rodeaban. el muy idiota ni siquera sabía que estaba desnudo. Y quem diablos cosió esos taparraboos de hojas de figuera, te pregunto? Él no habrá sido, de eso puede estar seguro." ~ Loretta Chase
"Snakes dislike surprises,' Rupert said. To Mrs. Pembroke he added, 'You frightened her. She attacked because she thought she was in danger.''Oh, you had time to discern that it was a female?' she said, her voice higher than usual.'Might have been,' he said. 'She was pretty enough. Did you note the markings?" ~ Loretta Chase
"You refuse to listen. Because, like every other man, you can keep only one idea in your head at a time-usully the wrong one." ~ Loretta Chase
"Jessica, I know I've been...difficult," he said. "All the same—""Difficult?" She looked up, her grey eyes wide, "You have been impossible. I begin to think you are not right in the upper storey. I knew you wanted me. The only thing I've never doubted was that. But getting you into bed— you, the greatest whoremonger in Christendom— gad, it was worse than the time I had to drag Bertie to the tooth-drawer. And if you think I mean to be doing that the rest of our days, you had better think again. The next time, my lord, you will do the seducing— or there won't be any, I vow." ~ Loretta Chase
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