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1. "I'm from the middle of nowhere in Somerset, and if I have too much stimulus or chaos, then I tend to not be as creative."
Author: Alice Temperley
2. "Somerset has a wonderful wildness about it - it hasn't been tamed. This is farming country, and there's a realness here - I love it."
Author: Anthony Head
3. "The castle of Enysfarne was a dark and towering force that hovered over what was left of my innocence. It contained my destiny, of that I had no doubt whatsoever; a fate that threatened to wipe the blush off my face and turn me into the man my father always wanted me to be... Veronica Somerset, Dragonfly."
Author: Charles A. Cornell
4. "But like a boat with a twisted rudder, I kept coming back to the same place. I wasn't going anywhere. I was myself, waiting on the shore for me to return. Was that so depressing?Who knows? Maybe that was 'despair.' What Turgenev called 'disillusionment.' Or Dostoyevsky, 'hell.' Or Somerset Maugham, 'reality.' Whatever the label, I figured it was me."
Author: Haruki Murakami
5. "Sir Walter Elliot di Kellynch Hall nel Somersetshire, era un uomo che per passare il tempo mai pariva altro libro che non fosse il Baronetage; vi trovava occupazione per un'ora d'ozio, consolazione per una di dolore; la sua mente fremeva d'ammirazione e rispetto, contemplando l'esiguo numero di membri superstiti delle più antiche baronie, e ogni spiacevole sensazione causata da questioni domestiche si mutava in compassione e disprezzo mentre annotava le quasi infinite nomine del secolo precedente;"
Author: Jane Austen
6. "Are you watching the boats?" Cornelia guessed. She craned her neck to see if there was any excitement on the river.Heavens no, I'm spying on people," Virginia responded unrepentantly.-Cornelia E and Virginia Somerset"
Author: Lesley M.M. Blume
7. "Did you have a good journey from Derbyshire?" he asked. "How was Cuthbert?""Cousin Cuthbert lives in Kent," she replied calmly. "I was in Somerset with the Brothertons."
Author: Miranda Neville
8. "Doom. Doom. You sound like a funeral bell tolling,' said Grandfather. 'Talk like that is worse than swearing. I won't wash out your mouth with soap, however. A thimbleful of dandelion wine is indicated. Here, now, swig it down What's it taste like?''I'm a fire-eater! Whoosh!''Now upstairs, run three times around the block, do five somersets, six pushups, climb two trees, and you'll be concertmaster instead of chief mourner. Get!'On his way, running, Douglas thought, 'Four pushups, one tree and two somersets will do it"
Author: Ray Bradbury
9. "Nobody gets a nervous breakdown or a heart attack from selling kerosene to gentle country folk from the back of a tanker in Somerset."
Author: Roald Dahl
10. "Hickock whistled and rolled his eyes. "Wow!" he said, and then, summoning his talent for something very like total recall, he began an account of the long ride--the approximately ten thousand miles he and Smith had covered in the past six weeks. He talked for an hour and twenty-five minutes--from two-fifty to four-fifteen--and told, while Nye attempted to list them, of highways and hotels, motels, rivers, towns, and cities, a chorus of entwining names: Apache, El Paso, Corpus Christi, Santillo, San Luis Potosi, Acapulco, San Diego, Dallas, Omaha, Sweetwater, Stillwater, Tenville Junction, Tallahassee, Needles, Miami, Hotel Nuevo Waldorf, Somerset Hotel, Hotel Simone, Arrowhead Motel, Cherokee Motel, and many, many more. He gave them the name of the man in Mexico to whom he'd sold his own 1940 Chevrolet, and confessed that he had stolen a newer model in Iowa."
Author: Truman Capote
11. "... how much less is the sense of obligation in thosewho receive favours than in those who grant them." Somerset Maugham"
Author: W. Somerset Maugham

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