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251. "Moonlight, white satin, roses. A bride."
Author: Angela Carter
252. "They will stop calling brides beautiful after today—you have simply set the standard too high,' he said."
Author: Anna Godbersen
253. "Leibniz was somewhat mean about money. When any young lady at the court of Hanover married, he used to give her what he called a "wedding present," consisting of useful maxims, ending up with the advice not to give up washing now that she had secured a husband. History does not record whether the brides were grateful."
Author: Bertrand Russell
254. "When I lay and think, in my bed at night, the day you'll arrive, seems nowhere in sight. I toss and I turn, dreaming of you, opening my eyes ... checking if my dream came true. It didn't, again, and a tear starts to roll, weeping quietly ... my pillow I hold.Many sleepless nights I've prayed for you, my love. God touched my soul from heaven above He's answered my prayers for my bride to be. I've never felt this lucky, God did this for me. That's a question I asked each and every night.He must think you're special, Sophie, and I know he's right. No other has made me feel so complete, my whole life was lived, just so we could meet. All these thoughts and more going through my head. I fall asleep not worrying, but dreaming of you ... instead."
Author: Bethany Walkers
255. "It is easy to see how the myths and legends which built up around the Goddess Bride became entwined with Christian doctrine, and there is one source which tells of St Brigid's ale harvest being so abundant that enough ale was made to serve seventeen churches!"
Author: Carole Carlton
256. "Jesus must have the crown of our heart's delight; we will not dishonour our Bridegroom by mourning in his presence. We are ordained to be the minstrels of the skies, let us rehearse our everlasting anthem before we sing it in the halls of the New Jerusalem."
Author: Charles H. Spurgeon
257. "Where the Northern Ocean, in vast whirls,Boils round the naked, melancholy islesOf farthest Thule; and the Atlantic surgePours in among the stormy Hebrides."
Author: Charlotte Brontë
258. "So you killed my father? You killed my bride?" he growled."She wasn't even your woman."Why did everyone feel the need to remind him of that?"
Author: Chelsea Fine
259. "I took her hands in both of mine. "Darlin', what happened in those woods does not define the rest of your life. People might look at you and say, ‘There's that woman that was taken to the cabin in Kentucky.' But God doesn't look at you that way. He says, ‘There's my daughter. There's my spotless bride that my Son died for.' What happened out there does not have to follow you."
Author: Chris Fabry
260. "They want a woman who is a canvas, white and empty. Standing still, existing for no other purpose than to serve as a mute object onto which they can paint their own hopes and desires. They want their brides veiled. They want a demure, blank space they can fill with whatever they desire.""Miss Lowell, you magnificent creature, I want you to paint your own canvas. I want you to unveil yourself."
Author: Courtney Milan
261. "You really shouldn't have come," Lord Blackthorne said, his hand slipping across my faceto cup my jaw, fingers brushing my cheek. I shrieked, shrinking back and kicking at my captorwith stocking-covered feet. "Such a pretty child, in such an ugly place. Tell me, do you thinkyour dear husband would mind if I stole a kiss from the bride?"Kicking him in the shin, I spun, making him release me. I climbed off whatever I'd landedon, aiming my palms out and wishing that I could see what the heck was happening. Flamesfrom dozens of candles blinked at me as they lit with the power of my mind. Lord Blackthornetouched my shoulder, his other hand curving around the bodice of my gown, toying with thebeading along the neckline."
Author: Cyrese Covelli
262. "As he wrapped her in white terrycloth, Kyle eyed his lingering hardness. "Again?"Cole turned his bride to hug her from behind, nuzzling her neck. "I'll have you in my bed next," he said. "I'm going to make love to you so thoroughly that, tomorrow? You'll walk like John Wayne."Her laughter sounded so free."
Author: Debra Anastasia
263. "Marriage to the groom does not means that his heart belongs to the bride."
Author: Dennis E. Adonis
264. "Out from the servient shoulders of some smooth-tongued Waiter it stares, into the scared dilating pupils of the White Satin Bride with her pledged hand clutching her Bridegroom's sleeve. Up from the gravelly, pick-and-shovel labor of the new-made grave it lifts its weirdly magnetic eyes to the Widow's tears. Down from some petted Princeling's silver-trimmed saddle horse it smiles its electrifying, wistful smile into the Peasant's sodden weariness. Across the slender white rail of an always out-going steamer it stings back into your gray, land-locked consciousness like the tang of a scarlet spray. And the secret of the face, of course, is "Lure"; but to save your soul you could not decide in any specific case whether the lure is the lure of personality, or the lure of physiognomy—a mere accidental, coincidental, haphazard harmony of forehead and cheek-bone and twittering facial muscles."
Author: Eleanor Hallowell Abbott
265. "The last days before graduation are bad enough, God knows--out of the womb you go, ready or not. The halls rang with the laughter of the girls who were going to be brides in the next week (and widows shortly after)..."
Author: Elizabeth Savage
266. "Every bride is beautiful. It's like newborn babies or puppies. They can't help it."
Author: Emme Rollins
267. "You're my beauty from surrender because that's what you're doing— relinquishing the person you once were to give yourself to me wholeheartedly. And I love you so much for it. I couldn't think of a better gift to give your bride."
Author: Georgia Cates
268. "Almighty God, thee only have I; thou steerest my fate, I must give myself up to thee! Give me a livelihood! Give me a bride! My blood wants love, as my heart does!"
Author: Hans Christian Andersen
269. "If you are one of earth's inhabitants, how blest your father, and your gentle mother, blest all your kin. I know what happiness must send the warm tears to their eyes, each time they see their wondrous child go to the dancing! But one man's destiny is more than blest—he who prevails, and takes you as his bride. Never have I laid eyes on equal beauty in man or woman. I am hushed indeed."
Author: Homer
270. "That is ever the way. Tis all jealousy to the bride and good wishes to the corpse."
Author: J. M. Barrie
271. "And as she leaned down to drink, the lock of hair fell from her bosom, and floated away with the water. Now she was so frightened that she did not see it; but her maid saw it, and was very glad, for she knew the charm; and she saw that the poor bride would be in her power, now that she had lost the hair. So when the bride had done drinking, and would have got upon Falada again, the maid said, 'I shall ride upon Falada, and you may have my horse instead'; so she was forced to give up her horse, and soon afterwards to take off her royal clothes and put on her maid's shabby ones."
Author: Jacob Grimm
272. "Turn back, turn back,thou pretty bride,Within this house thou must not abide.For here do evil things betide."
Author: Jacob Grimm
273. "I was ashamed of my mother, but see, love didn't come natural to me until I became a Christian.- Ruth McBride"
Author: James McBride
274. "Rest. Heal. Sleep. I shall most likely kill you on the morrow.""You? A Princess Bride quote?" I croaked."What is that?" she asked."
Author: Jim Butcher
275. "Up then, fair phoenix bride, frustrate the sun;Thyself from thine affectionTakest warmth enough, and from thine eyeAll lesser birds will take their jollity.Up, up, fair bride, and callThy stars from out their several boxes, takeThy rubies, pearls, and diamonds forth, and makeThyself a constellation of them all;And by their blazing signifyThat a great princess falls, but doth not die.Be thou a new star, that to us portendsEnds of much wonder; and be thou those ends."
Author: John Donne
276. "Maybe he loves her. Maybe he wishes to have her forever, maybe he wishes that she could be his bride. Even then he might lose much to be with her-his properties, his position. But next to his love for her, what meaning do they have? He would be a fool to treasure dead gold more then a live heart."
Author: John Speed
277. "Every girl who aspires ultimately to outfit her own home should assemble a library on architectural styles and on furniture both traditional and modern. As few brides can buy expensively illustrated volumes and household equipment simultaneously, a girl should begin asking parents for books early in life, probably while still in the primary grades..."
Author: Johnson O'Connor
278. "Up until 'Bridesmaids,' the general consensus was that women preferred comedy a bit softer."
Author: Judd Apatow
279. "She decided to watch the leaves on the tree across the way. How many would fall off in such a strong wind? ... She now knew why people made such a fuss about weddings. It was to keep the bride's mind occupied, lest she fall into strange mental chasms."
Author: Julia Quinn
280. "Aquilo pertubava Bridei porque lhe parecia que só havia um mundo e que, se tinha defeitos, as pessoas não se deviam queixar deles, mas dar passos para o mudar"
Author: Juliet Marillier
281. "If I ever do get married," Tariq said, "they'll have to make room for three on the wedding stage. Me, the bride, and the guy holding the gun to my head"
Author: Khaled Hosseini
282. "He has bragged greatly about you. The Lahnahsahna, a true warrior's wife. He told his people he did not claim you. He told his people he battled you before he won you. He told his people you challenged him. The warrior king's bride fought like a warrior. She did not lay back and accept her fate. She stood strong and shouted in the face of a king. She fought and did not give up. Even knowing she'd taste defeat, she fought on, like a true warrior. He told his people you are not his queen. You are his warrior queen."
Author: Kristen Ashley
283. "Fitz called after him, "We'll see how far you get without me. Enjoy it Aidan, your nosedive to the discount rack, playing second-rate concert halls, being yesterday's news. That's all this will get you--that and your Catswallow trailer park bride." An old temper surged through Aidan, moving angrily at him."Aidan, don't!" she shouted.Grabbing a shoulder, Aidan spun him about, landing a solid punch to his jaw, knocking the record-producing mogul onto the pavement. "Get it straight," he said, jerking his lapel. "She's from New Jersey."
Author: Laura Spinella
284. "Dear Mal, I haven't heard from you, so I assume you've met and married a volcra and that you're living comfortably on the Shadow Fold, where you have neither light nor paper to write. Or, possibly, your new bride ate both your hands."
Author: Leigh Bardugo
285. "...she should say something since the man was still standing there holding her like she was his virgin bride or something. Virgin. She wasn't. Unless it grew back after too many years of vaginal disuse."
Author: Lexi Blake
286. "She had worn a sequined, strapless wedding gown, and left her bridesmaid to wear brightly flowered dresses to fit for a kind of pornographic milkmaid: low-cut and laced up the midriff with a sort of shoelace. "What Scarlet O'Hara might have done with a shower curtain, if she were trying to snag a plumber."
Author: Lorrie Moore
287. "Most Kikuyu marriages were arranged on the basis of what is described by anthropologists as the bride price."
Author: Louis Leakey
288. "Those around you can have their novellas, sweet, their short stories of cliché and coincidence, occasionally spiced up with tricks of the quirky, the achingly mundane, the grotesque. A few will even cook up Greek tragedy, those born into misery, destined to die in misery. But you, my bride of quietness, you will craft nothing less than epic with your life. Out of all of them, your story will be the one to last."
Author: Marisha Pessl
289. "I'm a teen-age bride."
Author: Marta Kristen
290. "If I were pressed, I would admit that she was beautiful, in a dead bride sort of way."
Author: Melika Dannese Lux
291. "Is your future faery bride too ugly for you?"Rhys leaned back against the head rest and studied the seatback in front of him. "That's not it.""Too old or too young?""No."I rolled my eyes, but smiled. This was why he was upset. Hehadn't landed the perfect bride-to-be. "Her pretty faery wingsaren't the right shade of sparkly lavender and pink?"His eyes flashed with anger. "Actually, she doesn't have faerywings.""She doesn't?""No. As a matter of fact, the dragon oracle tells me the girl I'msupposed to marry, the one destined to someday become the queenof the faery realm, isn't a faery at all."Okay, that was surprising. Not a faery?"She isn't?" I said. "Then who is she?"His expression was severe as he turned to look me right in theeye."You," he said"
Author: Michelle Rowen
292. "In 1895 Lady Londonberry commented acidly on a bridegroom who had 'married the 10,000 a year as well as the lady."
Author: Pamela Horn
293. "Amit likens fashion to a mask, and style to beauty of countenance. Style, he feels, belongs to the literary elite, who live by their own wishes. And fashion is for the ordinary lot, who make it their business to please other people. . . . You may view a professional dancing girl beneath the awning of a public marquee; but for the first glimpse of the bride's face during the shubhodrishti ritual, a veil of Benarasi fabric is required. The marquee belongs to fashion, the Benarasi veil--which reveals the special one's countenance shaded by a special hue--to style."
Author: Rabindranath Tagore
294. "Be there a picnic for the devil,an orgy for the satyr,and a wedding for the bride."
Author: Roman Payne
295. "Didn't Gran make a beautiful bride, Jackson?" Celia asked."Hmm? Yes. Beautiful." He covered her gloved hand with his. "Though not nearly as beautiful a bride as you were."She smiled. "Flatterer.""Not a bit. It's the absolute truth.""You were a gorgeous bride," Aunt Ada agreed. "That veil with the rosettes…"And they were off again, discussing gauze and ribbons and something called a furbelow. That last one sounded dirty, but he figured it probably wasn't, it they were discussing it with such enthusiasm."
Author: Sabrina Jeffries
296. "Live for the gifts the fragrant-breasted Musessend, for the clear, the singing, lyre, my children.Old age freezes my body, once so lithe,rinses the darkness from my hair, now white.My heart's heavy, my knees no longer keep meup through the dance they used to prance like fawns in.Oh, I grumble about it, but for what?Nothing can stop a person's growing old.They say that Tithonus was swept awayin Dawn's passionate, rose-flushed arms to liveforever, but he lost his looks, his youth,failing husband of an immortal bride."
Author: Sappho
297. "I wish we'd never got divorced. He and I both wish we'd never got divorced, but we did. I wish I could go back and be the bride again, but I can't."
Author: Sarah Ferguson
298. "He had never taken a woman like Bride. One who wasn't biting and clawing at him as she demanded he please her. Something inside him relished the rarity of this. The gentleness. In a life where violence and territory and blood wars reigned, it was nice to have a reprieve. A tender lover's touch. The human side of him craved this. It craved her." - Vane"
Author: Sherrilyn Kenyon
299. "Dreams are a beautiful bride that holds our hands to enter a world more gloriousthan this one."
Author: Subhan Zein
300. "The wedding day is perfect for the bride only if she is marrying the best man!"
Author: Toni Sorenson

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