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1. "She and Effie were already putting on their turtle-and-hare show. Everyone paid lots of attention to Lena at first, because she was striking to look at, but within a few hours or days, they always fully committed their attentions to exuberant, affectionate Effie. Lena felt Effie deserved it. Lena was an introvert. She knew she had trouble connecting with people. She always felt like her looks were fake bait, seeming to offer a bridge to people, which she couldn't easily cross."
Author: Ann Brashares
2. "You broke up with him," a combination Effie-Carmen voice in her head reminded her."But that didn't mean you were allowed to stop loving me," she felt like saying to him."
Author: Ann Brashares
3. "I am not a very good man, Effie, but I think that I am a better one than you have given me credit for being."
Author: Arthur Conan Doyle
4. "And my favourite new songwriter is Joe Banfi from Sheffield. He's dark, edgy, serene and beautiful."
Author: Ben Lovett
5. "I'm not afraid to swing the bat. If they elect to pitch to me, I'm going to swing. I'm not as picky as Mr. Sheffield. I'll swing at something over my head."
Author: Bobby Bonilla
6. "Early in 1888 one or two of us got together to establish our own Sheffield Socialist Society."
Author: Edward Carpenter
7. "Lors d'un des procès politiques des années 70, au Maroc, le greffier lisait l'acte d'accusation lorsqu'il arriva à la phrase suivante : "... ils possédaient des textes de Karl Marx et de Ho Chi Minh", qu'il lut ainsi : "... ils possédaient des textes de Karl Marx et 'ceci est une partie de cela'." Ho Chi Minh peut se lire huwwa chayy'un minh, qui veut dire effectivement "ceci est une partie de cela". Après quelques secondes de flottement, les prisonniers éclatèrent de rire au grand dam de la cour qui ne comprenait pas ce qui se passait..."
Author: Fouad Laroui
8. "Because this woman sobbed in the way that all women sob, whether they do it outwardly or whether they keep it silently locked up inside themselves. They sob because they realise, one day, that they were born on a planet of men, and that short of death or spinsterhood they can never escape. Effie's Aunt Rachel used to say, 'Even the slaves could run away, but where can women go?"
Author: Graham Masterton
9. "Brace yourself , Effie.""Jesus Ch-" A grunt cut off the swearing. Wrath poked his head out of the window and whispered , "You're supposed to be a good Catholic. Isn't that blasphemy ?"Butch's tone was like someone had pissed out a fire on his bed. " You just threw half a car at me with nothing but a quote from Mrs. fucking Doubtfire."
Author: J.R. Ward
10. "I recently spent quite a bit of time in Sheffield, England, which is where I'm from. I wouldn't move back there, but it's funny when you spend a bit of time in the place where you were brought up. You kind of realize how that place has had quite a big effect on you or made you a certain way."
Author: Jarvis Cocker
11. "Perhaps Effie Mumford was only trying to prove something she already knew: that, like all animals, she was at the whim of the general disorder and unimaginative meanness of the world surrounding her."
Author: Joe Meno
12. "We did something very simple," Effie says."Yes, and what was that?"Effie Mumford stares off the porch into the night sky. The first stars of the evening are quietly arriving, and Billy, following her gaze, listens as the small girl speaks."We allowed ourselves, for one brief moment, to believe in something we could not see."
Author: Joe Meno
13. "And you, Lord Bridgerton," she replied in a tone that could have frozen champagne, "are almost as handsome as your brother."Colin snorted again, only this time it sounded as if he were being strangled."Are you all right?" Miss Sheffield asked."He's fine," Anthony barked.She ignored him, keeping her attention on Colin. "Are you certain?"Colin nodded furiously. 'Tickle in my throat.""Or perhaps a guilty conscience?" Anthony suggested.Colin turned deliberately from his brother to Kate. "I think I might need another glass of lemonade," he gasped."Or maybe," said Anthony, "something stronger. Hemlock, perhaps?"
Author: Julia Quinn
14. "You have to live each hour as if it's your last and each day as if you were immortal. - Kate Sheffield"
Author: Julia Quinn
15. "Our Sheffield and London homes are worth well over a million but the bank owns most of them - we are mortgaged up to the gills."
Author: Nick Clegg
16. "After studying in Sheffield, I went down to London to do my post-graduate degree at the National Film and Television School, embarking on the movie that would eventually become 'A Grand Day Out.'"
Author: Nick Park
17. "Hit ain't sacrilege. Miss Effie Belle says when she cain't think what to have for dinner, she asts God and right off He gives her an idea. To my thinkin', thet's sacrilege."Miss Love really laughed. "There's not a woman in the world who hasn't prayed what to cook for dinner, Rucker!"
Author: Olive Ann Burns
18. "Effie Seabright, we've been fated to meet you for a long time."
Author: Rosie Pugh
19. "At heart, this job is about continuing to make great theatre for the people of Sheffield - a city I've known and loved since childhood."
Author: Samuel West
20. "Time to say thank you and farewell! trills Effie at my elbow. It's one of those moments when I just love her compulsive punctuality. We collect Cinna and Portia, and she escorts us around to say good-bye to important people, then herds us to the door."
Author: Suzanne Collins
21. "The walls of this elevator are made of crystal so that you can watch the people on the ground floor shrink to ants as you shoot up into the air. It's exhilarating and I'm tempted to ask Effie Trinket if we can ride it again, but somehow that seems childish."
Author: Suzanne Collins
22. "Chins up smiles on - Effie Trinket"
Author: Suzanne Collins
23. "She reaches in, digs her hand deep into the ball, and pulls out a slip of paper. The crowd draws in a collective breath, and then you can hear a pin drop, and I'm feeling nauseous and so desperately hoping that it's not me, that it's not me, that it's not me.Effie Trinket crosses back to the podium, smoothes the slip of paper, and reads out the name in a clear voice. And it's not me.It's Primrose Everdeen."
Author: Suzanne Collins
24. "They're betting on how long I'll live!" I burst out. "They're not my friends!""Well, try and pretend!" snaps Effie. Then she composes herself and beams at me. "See, like this. I'm smiling at you even though you're aggravating me."
Author: Suzanne Collins
25. "Orange? Like Effie's hair?" I say."A bit more muted," he says. "More like sunset."
Author: Suzanne Collins
26. "We'll earn it all back today," I say, and we both plow into our plates. Even cold, it's one of the things I've ever tasted. I abandon my fork and scrape up the last dabs of gravy with my fingers. "I can feel Effie trinket shuddering at my manners.""Hey, Effie, watch this!" says Peeta. He tosses his fork over his shoulder and literally licks his plate his plate clean with his tongue making loud, satisfied sounds. Then he blows a kiss to her in general, and calls, "We miss you, Effie!" I cover his hand with my mouth. But I am laughing. "Stop! Cato could be right outside our cave." He grabs my hand away."What do I care. I've got you to protect me now," says Peeta, pulling me to him."Come on," I say in exasperation, extricating myself from his grasp but not before he gets another kiss."
Author: Suzanne Collins
27. "I wonder if Effie will still be wearing that silly pink wig, or is she'll be sporting some other unnatural color especially for the Victor Tour."
Author: Suzanne Collins
28. "We love you Effie!"
Author: Suzanne Collins
29. "At least, you two have decent manners," says Effie as we're finishing the main course. "The pair last year ate everything with their hands like a couple of savages. It completely upset my digestion."... My mother taught Prim and me to eat properly, so yes, I can handle a fork and knife. But I hate Effie Trinket's comment so much I make a point of eating the rest of my meal with my fingers. Then I wipe my hands on the tablecloth. This makes her purse her lips tightly together."
Author: Suzanne Collins
30. "It's time for the drawing. Effie Trinket says as she always does, "Ladies first!" and crosses to the glass ball with the girls' names. She reaches in, digs her hand deep into the ball, and pulls out a slip of paper. The crowd draws in a collective breath and then you can hear a pin drop, and I'm feeling nauseous and so desperately hoping that it's not me, that it's not me, that it's not me."
Author: Suzanne Collins
31. "And all this business about what knife and fork you eat from, it's a deliberate puzzle set out to make a simple bloke like me feel like a stranger. Whatever you pick up isn't going to change what the food tastes like, but Effie presses my knee hard if I gets it wrong."
Author: Terry Pratchett
32. "Places like the National Theatre or Sheffield, these great engines of theatre, make us cutting edge because they can be experimental. They can do plays that nobody else can afford to do in ways nobody else can afford to do."
Author: Toby Stephens

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