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1. "Een paard,' mompelt Sylvie. 'Een paardenmeisje. Ook dat nog. Ons blijft niets bespaard."
Author: Arnon Grunberg
2. "Sylvie's sort of pregnant. Well not sort of. She is. Pregnant. Actually pregnant with a baby.''Oh Dexter! Do you know the father? I'm kidding! Congratulations, Dex. God, aren't you meant to space your bombshells out a bit. Not just drop them all at once?'She held his face in both hands, looked at it.'You're getting married?-''Yes'-'And you're going to be a father?''I know! Fuck me a father!''Is that allowed? I mean will they let you?''Apparently''I think it's wonderful. Fucking hell, Dexter, I turn my back for one minute...!'She hugged him once again her arms high round his neck. She felt drunk, full of affection and a certain sadness too, as if something was coming to an end. She wanted to say something along these lines, but thought it best to do this through a joke.'Of course you've destroyed any chance I had of future happiness, but I'm delighted for you, really."
Author: David Nicholls
3. "Sylvie wishes the anti-depressants had been around when she was in her early twenties, not only to rescue her from the dark tunnels that came when her brother first got sick, but also to keep her from fucking all those assholes."
Author: Francesca Lia Block
4. "Nhung h? s? không d? dàng thoát ra kh?i câu chuy?n c?a mình. Th?i gian l?i m?t l?n n?a làm vi?c thay cho h?. Nam h?c s? k?t thúc. Hoi nóng s? tr? nên d? ch?u. C? ngày Jérôme s? ? ngoài bãi bi?n và Sylvie h?t gi? d?y s? d?n d?y dón anh. Ðó s? là nh?ng bài t?p làm van cu?i cùng. H? s? âu s?u nh? Paris, nh? mùa xuân trên nh?ng b? sông Seine, nh? cái cây n? d?y hoa c?a h?, nh? d?i l? Champs-Elysées, nh? qu?ng tru?ng Vosges. H? s? c?m d?ng nh? l?i s? t? do yêu quí c?a mình, nh?ng bu?i sáng ng? nu?ng, nh?ng b?a an du?i ánh n?n. Và b?n bè s? d? ki?n cho h? nh?ng k? ngh?: m?t ngôi nhà l?n ? Touraine, m?t b?a an ngon, nh?ng cu?c di choi vùng d?ng quê:N?u nhu chúng ta tr? v?, ngu?i n? nói. T?t c? l?i có th? nhu xua, nguòi kia nói. H? s? d?n hành lý. H? s? x?p nh?ng cu?n sách, nh?ng tranh kh?c, nh?ng b?c ?nh b?n bè, s? v?t di vô s? gi?y t?, s? dem cho hàng xóm d? d?c, các t?m ván x? d?i, các viên g?ch 12 l?, s? g?i ruong hòm di. H? s? d?m t?ng ngày, t?ng gi?, t?ng phút."
Author: Georges Perec
5. "Aside from infrequent comments ("Cheer up, love," or "It's not Hallo'ween"), no one wondered why a teenager was dressed up as a chic governess. Sylvie approved of Miri, even at the same time as she was confused by her. "It's a style at least," she said, and took off her rope of pearls and looped them around Miri's neck."
Author: Helen Oyeyemi
6. "All heat drained from my face. Holy shit. I hadn't even started my new job and already I was insulting my new boss…right after sleeping with him. I was worse than Sylvie. "So you're—"My speech eluded me."Jett Mayfield, the stingy SOB who just hired you." He held out his palm."
Author: J.C. Reed
7. "Why can't they just mark it P for positive and a smiley for not pregnant?"-Sylvie"
Author: J.C. Reed
8. "My favorite dancer is Sylvie Guillem."
Author: Jerry Hall
9. "In the prosperous household of Sylvie's childhood, Cook was called 'Cook' but Mrs Glover preferred 'Mrs Glover'. It made her irreplaceable. Sylvie still stubbornly referred to her as Cook."
Author: Kate Atkinson
10. "Sometimes,' Sylvie said, 'one can mistake gratitude for love."
Author: Kate Atkinson
11. "Sylvie's knowledge, like Izzie's, was random yet far-ranging, ‘The sign that one has acquired one's learning from reading novels rather than an education…"
Author: Kate Atkinson
12. "She doesn't believe in dogs," Bridget said. "Dogs are hardly an article of faith," Sylvie said."
Author: Kate Atkinson
13. "From the open French windows Sylvie watched Maurice erecting a makeshift tennis net, which mostly seemed to involve whacking everything in sight with a mallet. Small boys were a mystery to Sylvie. The satisfaction they gained from throwing sticks or stones for hours on end, the obsessive collection of inanimate objects, the brutal destruction of the fragile world around them, all seemed at odds with the men they were supposed to become."
Author: Kate Atkinson
14. "Fox Corner - that's what we should call the house. No one else has a house with that name and shouldn't that be the point?''Really?' Hugh said doubtfully. 'It's a little whimsical, isn't it? It sounds like a children's story. The House at Fox Corner.''A little whimsy never hurt anyone.''Strictly speaking, though,' Hugh said, 'can a house be a corner? Isn't it at one?'So this is marriage, Sylvie thought."
Author: Kate Atkinson
15. "She could see Sylvie and her friends on the lawn below, their dresses fluttering like moths in the encroaching dusk."
Author: Kate Atkinson
16. "Because life is an adventure, of course.""I would say it was more of an endurance race," Sylvie said. "Or an obstacle course."
Author: Kate Atkinson
17. "I'm always so glad," Sylvie murmured, "that I don't have to take a turn at being other people."
Author: Kate Atkinson
18. "What did science ever do for the world, apart from make better ways of killing people?" Sylvie said."
Author: Kate Atkinson
19. "Scars heal," Sylvie said. "Even the worst ones."
Author: Kate Atkinson
20. "They had triumphed over death this night. Sylvie wondered when death would seek his revenge."
Author: Kate Atkinson
21. "Then and now, beautiful, I'll take you any way you come to me … Any way. I love this Sylvie, I loved that Sylvie. I just love you, baby."
Author: Kristen Ashley
22. "Born to love you, baby," he repeated. "Die lovin' you, my Sylvie."
Author: Kristen Ashley
23. "It's always you and me." I nodded again and felt my lips quivering. He kept whispering, "Always me and my Sylvie, yeah?" "Yeah," I whispered."
Author: Kristen Ashley
24. "I'm not what you want, Sylvie, I get that because it's the same for you as it is for me. I'm not what you want ‘cause I'm what you need."
Author: Kristen Ashley
25. "Neal stood, kicking free of the clinging curtain. "I'll kill you." I drew the firestar and pointed it at him."I don't think so.""She is pack now," Sylvie said. "You fight one of us, and you fight all of us." Edward raised his eyebrows at me. "What is going on, Anita?""I think I've been adopted," I said."
Author: Laurell K. Hamilton
26. "It's a miserable story!" said Bruno. "It begins miserably, and it ends miserablier. I think I shall cry. Sylvie, please lend me your handkerchief.""I haven't got it with me," Sylvie whispered."Then I won't cry," said Bruno manfully."
Author: Lewis Carroll
27. "Suddenly the Professor started as if he had been electrified. "Why, I had nearly forgotten the most important part of the entertainment! The Other Professor is to recite a Tale of a Pig I mean a Pig-Tale," he corrected himself. "It has Introductory Verses at the beginning, and at the end."It can't have Introductory Verses at the end, can it?" said Sylvie.Wait till you hear it," said the Professor: "then you will see. I'm not sure it hasn't some in the middle, as well."
Author: Lewis Carroll
28. "Come, my child," I said, trying to lead her away. "Wish good-bye to the poor hare, and come and look for blackberries.""Good-bye, poor hare!" Sylvie obediently repeated, looking over her shoulder at it as we turned away. And then, all in a moment, her self-command gave way. Pulling her hand out of mine, she ran back to where the dead hare was lying, and flung herself down at its side in such an agony of grief as I could hardly have believed possible in so young a child."Oh, my darling, my darling!" she moaned, over and over again. "And God meant your life to be so beautiful!"
Author: Lewis Carroll
29. "Be sure the safest rule is that we should not dare to live in any scene in which we dare not die." Lewis Carroll, Preface to Sylvie and Bruno"
Author: Lewis Carroll
30. "It was a dark and clouded night, but the tracks led to the lake like a broad path. Sylvie walked in front of me. We stepped on every other tie, although that made our stride uncomfortably long, because stepping on every tie made it uncomfortably short. But it was easy enough. I followed after Sylvie with slow, long, dancer's steps, and above us the stars, dim as dust in their Babylonian multitudes, pulled through the dark along the whorls of an enormous vortex--for that is what it is, I have seen it in pictures--were invisible, and the moon was long down. I could barely see Sylvie. I could barely see where I put my feet. Perhaps it was only the certainty that she was in front of me, and that I need only put my foot directly before me, that made me think I saw anything at all."
Author: Marilynne Robinson
31. "Evening was her special time of day. She gave the world three syllables and indeed I think she liked it so well for its tendency to smooth, to soften. She seemed to dislike the disequilibrium of counterpoising a roomful of light against a worldful of darkness. Sylvie in a house was more or less like a mermaid in a ship's cabin. She preferred it sunk in the very element it was meant to exclude."
Author: Marilynne Robinson
32. "Sylvie had an amazing life, but she didn't get to live it very often."
Author: Roderick Townley
33. "Screw you, John.""Sorry, Sylvie. Can't—they frown on that kind of thing between step-siblings."
Author: Rosemary Clement Moore

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