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Timeless (Parasol Protectorate, #5) Timeless by Gail Carriger
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“I never gossip. I observe. And then relay my observations to practically everyone.”
Gail Carriger, Timeless
“Scotsmen, she had occasion to observe, often did have nice knees. Perhaps that was why they insisted upon kilts.”
Gail Carriger, Timeless
“Ever since her trip with Alexia to Scotland, Mrs. Tunstell had rather a taste for foreign travel. Alexia blamed it on the kilts.”
Gail Carriger, Timeless
“I suppose that saves us from having to determine what to do with a butler who goes around killing people. It certainly reflects badly upon our domestic staff. Still, I shall miss him. There was a man who knew how to brew a good cup of tea.”
Gail Carriger, Timeless
“Biffy didn't like enigmas - they were out of fashion.”
Gail Carriger, Timeless
“My Hallway" remarked Lord Akeldama,"Has never seen such lively action. And That, my sugarplums, is saying something!”
Gail Carriger, Timeless
“Biffy said, off the cuff, "Or we could find a replacement queen."
"Volunteering for the position?"
"Why, Professor, is that wittiness I detect?"
"Only for you."
"Charmer." Biffy tapped him on the arm playfully.”
Gail Carriger, Timeless
“Alexia abhorred hypocrisy, especially when munitions were involved.”
Gail Carriger, Timeless
“She took a moment to lament her lack of parasol. Every time she left the house, she felt keenly the absence of her heretofore ubiquitous accessory.”
Gail Carriger, Timeless
“He dinna act like an Alpha."

"He does in some areas.”
Gail Carriger, Timeless
“Why, Mr. Biffy, you talk such scandal."
"You wrong me, Madame Lefoux. I never gossip. I observe. And then relay my observations to practically everyone.”
Gail Carriger, Timeless
“Not Alec Weebs? Never!” Biffy was appreciatively shocked.”
Gail Carriger, Timeless
“Poetry can cause irreparable harm when misapplied”
Gail Carriger, Timeless
“Oh, Major, you do so love to annoy, don't you?"
"It is the stuff of living, my lady.”
Gail Carriger, Timeless
“Lyall's face went deadpan as he relayed the details, as those who are tortured or raped will become when they retell the pattern of abuse”
Gail Carriger, Timeless
“Biffy was tolerably more disturbed by the fact that he had developed a cowlick while sleeping that would to lie flat no matter what he did.”
Gail Carriger, Timeless
“Alexia was not a particularly musical person, and her husband, a noted opera singer in his human days, had once described her bath time warbling as those of a deranged badger.”
Gail Carriger, Timeless
“He was awfully good at being aristocratic. Alexia, on the other hand, was only good at being autocratic. Not quite the same thing.”
Gail Carriger, Timeless
“It was universally held among the drones that Lord Maccon had a particularly fine physique, and there had been quite the scuffle over who would be allowed to dress him in the evenings. After Floote assumed that role, it became a trickster's challenge to ascertain who among the boys could arrange such little incidences as would cause the London Alpha to bluster out into the hallway in the altogether of an afternoon.”
Gail Carriger, Timeless
“That was a remarkable display of whatnot.”
Gail Carriger, Timeless

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