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1. "Perchance you shall, fair sir," said Nigel, "for all that I have seen of you fills me with this desire to go further with you. It is in my mind that we might turn this thing to profit and to honour, for when Sir Robert has spoken to you, I am free to do with you as I will."
Author: Arthur Conan Doyle
2. "The Frenchman sat up with that strange energy which comes often as the harbinger of death. "(...) This I tell you - I, Raoul de la Roche Pierre de Bras, dying upon the field of honour. And now kiss me, sweet friend, and lay me back, for the mists closes round me and I am gone!"With tender hands the squire [Nigel] lowered his comrade's head, but even as he did so there came a choking rush of blood, and the soul had passed. So died a gallant cavalier of France, and Nigel, as he knelt in the ditch beside him, prayed that his own end might be as noble and as debonair."
Author: Arthur Conan Doyle
3. "You may be right. I think it was round about Christmas when I got my Welsh dragon tattoo."At that, Tessa had to try very hard not to blush. "How did that happen?"Will made an airy gesture with his hand. "I was drunk…""Nonsense. You were never really drunk.""On the contrary—in order to learn how to pretend to be inebriated, once must become inebriated at least once, as a reference point. Six-Fingered Nigel had been at the mulled cider—" "You can't mean there's truly a Six-Fingered Nigel?"
Author: Cassandra Clare
4. "A little girl robbed you?" Tessa said."Actually, she wasn't a little girl at all, as it turns out, but a midget in a dress with a penchant for violence, who goes by the name of Six-Fingered Nigel.""Easy mistake to make," Jem said."
Author: Cassandra Clare
5. "Goodness, Will, if you keep seeing Six-Fingered Nigel like this, he'll expect you to declare your intentions." -Tessa"
Author: Cassandra Clare
6. "Nigel Barton:Everyone says 'Up at Oxford'. You come 'down' when you've finished there.Harry Barton: Well, what's this then? Does bloody Oxford move up and down the bloody map then?"
Author: Dennis Potter
7. "Every student should know that statues are meant for sitting. If we're to endure their terrible old faces leering at us, the least they can do is offer shade or a comfortable perch." Nigel Bristow to Max McDaniels"
Author: Henry H. Neff
8. "Nigel might have an earlier date, but I think it's unprecedented from my memory. So it is a reminder to everybody that the public can move very rapidly on some issues and therefore what looks settled may not be."
Author: Jim Bolger
9. "When we pulled in, the customs officer looked in the back. The back of the wagon was filled with cases stenciled PINK FLOYD--LONDON.'Got Pink Floyd in the back of the car, do you?' he asked.'Righto, mate. We shrunk 'em and stuck 'em in fookin' boxes, we did,' said Nigel.Amazingly, the customs officer laughed and waved us through."
Author: John Elder Robison
10. "Okay," Cooper says agreeably. "But what if you and Nigel fall in love, and Nigel and I become BFFs, and then you guys get married, and Nigel wants me to be the best man, and you and I have to talk about the wedding plans?""That would never happen, because since Nigel would be so in love with me, he would have dumped you as a BFF as soon as we got engaged and/or told you you were not allowed to be best man at our wedding, per my wishes.""Yes, but—""Wait a minute," I say. "Did you just say ‘BFF'?""Yes," he says. He looks at me and shrugs. "I've been watching a lot of Disney Channel."
Author: Lauren Barnholdt
11. "Humankind spends so much time admiring and ritualizing the inventions of humankind! And yet humankind is such a tiny part of all there is. -- Nigel S. Hey, Wonderment(Matador, 2012)"
Author: Nigel Hey
12. "I was absolutely a non-starter at games. My report for rugby said, 'Nigel's chief contribution is his presence on the field.' I used to pray for rain and sometimes it did rain - and we played anyway."
Author: Nigel Rees
13. "Delia Smith needs to realise that when Nigella flirts with the camera she comes across as a slut. When Delia does it she comes across as an old slut."
Author: Robert Clark
14. "No one had ever loved him enough to end his life before. "Was that the sweetest thing ever, or what? She killed me." "You are one lucky bastard, I'll give you that." Nigel caught him under the arms as his legs buckled. "The look on her face when she threw that claw was priceless. I'd have given my right nut to have my paints at that moment. Never seen such love."
Author: Stephanie Rowe
15. "We were delighted to have Nigel as a producer. The only problem is that Nigel is so famous that he seems to dominate most interviews without being there."
Author: Stephen Malkmus
16. "Stay where you are, Amil" "We're supposed to be normal people.""Good luck with that," Amil muttered as Jeff got out and turned to help Nigel."
Author: Z.A. Maxfield

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