[She Was A Strange, Unsettled Planet That Had Had Once Sustained Life. She Was A Language That I Had Thought I Almost Understood Even Though I Couldn't Speak It. She Hadn't Always Been This Way. She Used To Wear High Knee Socks And Short Shorts And Tube Tops, And Travel Everywhere On Roller Skates.]

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"The phrase Love one another is so wise. By loving one another, we invest in each other and in ourselves. Perhaps someday, when we need someone to care for us, it may not come from the person we expect, but from the person we least expect. It may be our sons or daughter-in-laws, our neighbors, friends, cousins, stepchildren, or stepparents whose love for us has assigned them to the honorable, yet dangerous position of caregiver." - Author: Peggi Speers

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"What kind of knife is this?" Locke held a rounded buttering utensil up for Chains inspection. "Its all wrong. You couldnt kill anyone with this.""Well, not very easily, Ill grant you that, my boy." Chains guided Locke in the placement of the butter knife and assorted small dishes and bowls. "But when the quality get together to dine, its impolite to knock anybody off with anything but poison. That thing is for scooping butter, not slicing windpipes.""This is a lot of trouble to go to just to eat.""Well, in Shades Hill you may be able to eat cold bacon and dirt pies off one anothers asses for all your old master cares. But now youre a Gentleman Bastard, emphasis on the Gentleman. Youre going to learn how to eat like this, and how to serve people whoeat like this." - Author: Scott Lynch

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"It was Christmas night, the eve of the Boxing Day Meet. You must remember that this was in the old Merry England of Gramarye, when the rosy barons ate with their fingers, and had peacocks served before them with all their tail feathers streaming, or boars heads with the tusks stuck in again—when there was no unemployment because there were too few people to be unemployed—when the forests rang with knights walloping each other on the helm, and the unicorns in the wintry moonlight stamped with their silver feet and snorted their noble breaths of blue upon the frozen air. Such marvels were great and comfortable ones. But in the Old England there was a greater marvel still. The weather behaved itself." - Author: T.H. White