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The Hippopotamus Pool by Elizabeth Peters
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Elizabeth Peters
“Is is difficult to be angry with a gentleman who pays you compliments, even impertinent compliments. Especially impertinent compliments. ”
Elizabeth Peters, The Hippopotamus Pool

Elizabeth Peters
“I have learned that particularly clever ideas do not always stand up under close scrutiny.”
Elizabeth Peters, The Hippopotamus Pool

Elizabeth Peters
“The trouble with unknown enemies is that they are so difficult to identify.”
Elizabeth Peters, The Hippopotamus Pool

Elizabeth Peters
“Humor is an excellent method of keeping a tight rein on unproductive displays of emotion.”
Elizabeth Peters, The Hippopotamus Pool

Elizabeth Peters
“I sometimes wonder what it would be like to be the respected patriarch of an ordinary English family."
"Very boring, Emerson.”
Elizabeth Peters, The Hippopotamus Pool

Elizabeth Peters
“A lady cannot be blamed if a master criminal takes a fancy to her.”
Elizabeth Peters, The Hippopotamus Pool

Elizabeth Peters
“I have always been of the opinion that your successes are due not so much to your medical skill as your dogged determination. No one would have the audacity to die when you are doctoring them.”
Elizabeth Peters, The Hippopotamus Pool
tags: humor


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