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1. "The sea-lentils tied to giant serpentine string beans, sea-liquor brine, sea-lyme grass, sea-moss, sea-cucumbers. He never knew the sea had such a lavish garden—sea-plumes, sea-grapes, sea-lungs. […] The sky put on its own evanescent spectacles, a pivoting stage, fugitive curtains, decors for ballets, floating icebergs, unrolled bolts of chiffon, gold and pearl necklaces, marabous of oyster white, scarves of Indian saris, flying feathers, shorn lambs, geometric architecture in snows and cotton. His theater was the clouds, where no spectacle repeated itself."
Author: Anaïs Nin
2. "I didn't tell him. He found out. Basically, he caught me coming inafter the last time you and I saw each other. But he won't give us away,Lucas. He's even willing to help us see each other, as long as we helphim with Charity.""What, like, a fund-raiser or something?"I'd forgotten he didn't know her name. "The vampire girl in Amherst.""Wait—Charity? That's her name? You were able to figure out whoshe is." He smiled so proudly that all the tension of the moment instantlymelted. "I fell in love with a genius."
Author: Claudia Gray
3. "Eyes Tell StoriesBut do they know howto craft fiction? Dothey know how to spinlies?His eyes swear forever,flatter with vows of onlyme. But are they emptypromises?I stare into his eyes, asinto a crystal ball, butI cannot find forever,onlymovies of yesterday,a sketchbook of today,dreams of a sharedtomorrow.His eyes whisper secrets.But are they truths or fairy tales?I wonder if even heknows."
Author: Ellen Hopkins
4. "A power of Butterfly must be -The Aptitude to flyMeadows of Majesty concedesAnd easy Sweeps of Sky -"
Author: Emily Dickinson
5. "The notion that not only the biopolymer but the operating program of a living cell could be arrived at by chance in a primordial organic soup here on the Earth is evidently nonsense of a high order."
Author: Fred Hoyle
6. "Blay found himself envying the couple a little. Not about the familial estrangement, for sure. But God ... to be able to be seen with your mate in public, show your love for them, have your relationship respected by everyone else? Heterosexual couples took that for granted because they never knew anything different. Their unions were sanctioned by the glymera, even if the pairs were not in love, or were cheating on each other or were otherwise a fraud.Two males?Hah."
Author: J.R. Ward
7. "Wait", Butch said, thinking about the glymera. "Marissa's mated now, right? I mean, even if I die, she will have had a mate right?""Death wish," V said under his breath. "Fucking Death Wish Boy we got over here."The Scribe Virgin seemed flat-out amazed "I should kill you now."
Author: J.R. Ward
8. "We must risk delight. We can do without pleasure,but not delight. Not enjoyment. We must havethe stubbornness to accept our gladness in the ruthlessfurnace of this world. To make injustice the onlymeasure of our attention is to praise the Devil."
Author: Jack Gilbert
9. "When the evening was over, Anne could not but be amused at the idea of her coming to Lyme, to preach patience and resignation to a young man whom she had never seen before; nor could she help fearing, on more serious reflection, that, like many other great moralists and preachers, she had been eloquent on a point in which her own conduct would ill bear examination."
Author: Jane Austen
10. "Nature works with five polymers. Only five polymers. In the natural world, life builds from the bottom up, and it builds in resilience and multiple uses."
Author: Janine Benyus
11. "I am Mrs. Poulteney. I have come to take up residence. Kindly inform your Master.""His Infinitude has been informed of your decease, ma'am. His angels have already sung a Jubilate in celebration of the event.""That is most proper and kind of Him." And the worthy lady, pluming and swelling, made to sweep into the imposing white hall she saw beyond the butler's head. But the man did not move aside. Instead, he rather impertinently jangled some keys he chanced to have in his hand."My man! Make way. I am she. Mrs. Poulteney of Lyme Regis.""Formerly of Lyme Regis, ma'am. And now of a much more tropical abode." With that, the brutal flunkey slammed the door in her face."
Author: John Fowles
12. "Of all I saw and learned this past half year, one thing stands out. What goeson in the class is not what teachers think-- certainly not what I had alwaysthought. For years now I have worked with a picture in mind of what myclass was like. This reality, which I felt I knew, was partly physical, partlymental or spiritual. In other words, I thought I knew, in general, what thestudents were doing, and also what they were thinking and feeling. I see nowthat my picture of reality was almost wholly false. Why didn't I see thisbefore?"
Author: John Holt
13. "The proper ending for any story about people it seems to me, since life is now a polymer in which the Earth is wrapped so tightly, should be the same abbreviation, which I now write large because I feel like it, which is this one:ETC."
Author: Kurt Vonnegut
14. "Sometimes creating a little distance will helppeople recognize how much you actuallymean to them."
Author: Peluboy1
15. "I believe that illness has led me to a life of gratitude, so I consider Lyme disease at this point in my life to be a blessing in disguise."
Author: Rebecca Wells
16. "We had not meant our choice to cut us off from our past, but it did. We had only the present and the future to think of in Lyme."
Author: Tracy Chevalier
17. "Spent much of my life in Lyme with my eyes fixed to the ground in search of fossils. Such hunting can limit a person's perspective."
Author: Tracy Chevalier
18. "Marry. Fanny was having all the time what I experienced only the once with Colonel Birch in the orchard. I had my fame to comfort me, and the money it brought in, but that only went so far. I could not hate Fanny, for it were my fault she was crippled. But I could not ever feel friendly towards her nor comfortable round her. That was the case with many people in Lyme. I had come unstuck. I would never be a lady like the Philpots—no one would ever call me Miss Mary. I would be plain Mary Anning. Yet"
Author: Tracy Chevalier

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Who wants to kill you?" the guy asked. He was still looking over his shoulder, but his expression was puzzled."There's nobody there," the girlfriend told me."You're making them think they can't see you, aren't you?" I said to Patch, awed by his power even as I despised his use of it."
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