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1. "Now, Mama, Papa, and sir," said Ramses, "please withdraw to the farthest corner and crouch down with your backs turned. It is as I feared; we will never break through by this method. The walls are eight feet thick. Fortunately I brought along a little nitroglycerin--""Oh, good Gad," shrieked Inspector Cuff."
Author: Elizabeth Peters
2. "It's not unsporting to thrash a cowardly cad,' said Simmons. 'Everyone knows you don't fight like a gentleman.''That might be called an oxymoron,' Ramses said. 'Oh--sorry. Bad form to use long words. Look it up when you get home.'The poor devil didn't know how to fight, like a gentleman or otherwise."
Author: Elizabeth Peters
3. "Sekhmet crawled onto Ramses's lap and began to purr. 'The creature oozes like a furry slug,' said Ramses, eyeing it without favor."
Author: Elizabeth Peters
4. "I knew the answer, and--of course--so did Ramses. He has superb breath control and always gets in ahead of me."
Author: Elizabeth Peters
5. "Ramses had always been fond of Helen, in his peculiar fashion, but if he had looked at me as he was looking at her, I would have sent for a constable."
Author: Elizabeth Peters
6. "You certainly are a repository of useless information. How do you know all that?' David asked, with more amusement than admiration.'I have a mind like a magpie's, easily distracted by interesting odds and ends,' Ramses admitted."
Author: Elizabeth Peters
7. "Either the War Office had recruited Ramses - in which case I would have General Spencer's head on a platter - or Ramses had come across something that, in his opinion, merited investigation.... I am never guilty of idle speculation, so I kept an open mind on that. Except that once I caught up with him, I would have Ramses' head on another platter."
Author: Elizabeth Peters
8. "...Nefret said with a gusty sigh, 'Well, that's done it. We may as well join in, Ramses, family arguments are the favorite form of amusement here and this looks like being a loud one."
Author: Elizabeth Peters
9. "His lips parted, but long years of experience with Ramses, and to some extent, Emerson, had taught me how to turn a conversation into a monologue."
Author: Elizabeth Peters
10. "What a nice neat deep trench,' I said. 'Er - should Nefret be down in it?''She thought she saw a skull,' Ramses said. 'You know how she is about bones."
Author: Elizabeth Peters
11. "Have you caught cold?''It would appear so.''You could give it to Margaret,' Ramses suggested. His uncle turned the tinted spectacles toward him and then, unexpectedly, bust into laughter. 'What a charming idea. Will you aid and abet me when I catch her in a close embrace and breathe heavily on her?"
Author: Elizabeth Peters
12. "As the Egyptians say, Ramses can hear a whisper across the Nile."
Author: Elizabeth Peters
13. "The one for whom the sun shines.. -Ramses II"
Author: Michelle Moran
14. "Many parts of the granite statues were found, the most important of which had features close to Ramses II. The statue needs some restoration and weighs between four and five tons."
Author: Zahi Hawass

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