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    W.C. Fields
    “If at first you don't succeed, try, try again. Then quit. No use being a damn fool about it.”
    W.C. Fields

  • #2
    Susanna Clarke
    “Well, I suppose one ought not to employ a magician and then complain that he does not behave like other people.”
    Susanna Clarke, Jonathan Strange & Mr Norrell

  • #3
    Susanna Clarke
    “He understood for the first time that the world is not dumb at all, but merely waiting for someone to speak to it in a language it understands.”
    Susanna Clarke, Jonathan Strange & Mr Norrell

  • #4
    Susanna Clarke
    “It is also true that his hair had a reddish tinge and, as everybody knows, no one with red hair can ever truly be said to be handsome.”
    Susanna Clarke, Jonathan Strange & Mr Norrell

  • #5
    Susanna Clarke
    “Houses, like people, are apt to become rather eccentric if left too much on their own; this house was the architectural equivalent of an old gentleman in a worn dressing-gown and torn slippers, who got up and went to bed at odd times of day, and who kept up a continual conversation with friends no one else could see.”
    Susanna Clarke, Jonathan Strange & Mr Norrell

  • #6
    Susanna Clarke
    “For, though the room was silent, the silence of half a hundred cats is a peculiar thing, like fifty individual silences all piled one on top of another.”
    Susanna Clarke, Jonathan Strange & Mr Norrell
    tags: cats



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