[A Capable, Clear-eyed Sovereign, She Knew How To Build A Fleet, Suppress An Insurrection, Control A Currency, Alleviate A Famine. An Eminent Roman General Vouched For Her Grasp Of Military Affairs. Even At A Time When Women Rulers Were No Rarity She Stood Out, The Sole Female Of The Ancient World To Rule Alone And To Play A Role In Western Affairs. She Was Incomparably Richer Than Anyone Else In The Mediterranean. And She Enjoyed Greater Prestige Than Any Other Woman Of Her Age..... Cleopatra Descended From A Long Line Of Murderers And Faithfully Upheld The Family Tradition But Was, For Her Time And Place, Remarkably Well Behaved. She Nonetheless Survives As A Wanton Temptress, Not The Last Time A Genuinely Powerful Woman Has Been Transmuted Into A Shamelessly Seductive One.]

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"Harry - "No plovers no pigeons no snipe. No oysters mussels clams or whole lobsters. No artichokes no savories no cheese." He paused for breath then went on "Nothing too rich nothing too highly seasoned. And never more than one glass of wine. Did I miss any no-noes " Emma - She sighed. "When it comes to my work I do wish you would be serious."Harry - "I am serious " he assured her. "After reading this I understand why women have such tiny waists and go about fainting all the time. I thought it was corsets but no. Youre all hungry ."

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"It felt as if wed been to war together. Deep in a jungle, alone, I had relied on them, these strangers. Theyd held me up in ways only people could. When it was over, an ending never felt like an ending, only an exhausted draw, we went our separate ways. Be we were bonded forever by the history of it, the simple fact theyd seen the raw side of me and me of them, a side no one, not even closest friends or family had ever seen before, or probably ever would." - Author: Marisha Pessl

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"So-called real life has only once interfered with me, and it had been a far cry from what the words, lines, books had prepared me for. Fate had to do with blind seers, oracles, choruses announcing death, not with panting next to the refrigerator, fumbling with condoms, waiting in a Honda parked round the corner and surreptitious encounters in a Lisbon hotel. Only the written word exists, everything one must do oneself is without form, subject to contingency without rhyme or reason. It takes too long. And if it ends badly the metre isnt right, and theres no way to cross things out." - Author: Cees Nooteboom

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"The labels on the little bottles and boxes do not tell you which one is the sleeping pill. Instead they have names, long strange names that slide out of shape while you are reading them. They sound like kings from history or alien planets. There are hundreds of them." - Author: Paul Murray

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"My son I worry about. Im pretty sure hes gonna be gay. At this point Im just hoping hes not a bottom. Sorry to sound closed-minded and uptight, but lets face it, no dad wants his son to be gay. Not only do you get no grandkids, but Im sure high school is no picnic for a fifteen-year-old gay boy. On the other hand, maybe Im just viewing this through the bifocals of an old heterosexual dude. The way things are going, my son will probably get his ass kicked for not being gay. Carolla thinks hes too good to suck cock. Come on boys, lets get him." - Author: Adam Carolla

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"Why hell yes, Joe Bob! A cripple can always get himself a wooden leg, or a glass eye, or a metal hook for a hand, or any of that mess -- but there aint no known substitute for a big dick. I guess you is out of luck!" - Author: Larry McMurtry