Elopement Quotes

Quotes tagged as "elopement" (showing 1-7 of 7)
Eudora Welty
“She read Dickens in the same spirit she would have eloped with him.”
Eudora Welty, One Writer's Beginnings

Georgette Heyer
“My dear girl, you don't consent to an abduction! You consent to an elopement, and I knew you wouldn't do that.”
Georgette Heyer, Black Sheep

Lisa Kleypas
“Interrupting what promised to be a long spate of fatherly advice, St. Vincent said in a clipped voice, “It’s not a love match. It’s a marriage of convenience, and there’s not enough warmth between us to light a birthday candle. Get on with it, if you please. Neither of us has had a proper sleep in two days.”

Silence fell over the scene, with MacPhee and his two daughters appearing shocked by the brusque remarks. Then the blacksmith’s heavy brows lowered over his eyes in a scowl. “I don’t like ye,” he announced.

St. Vincent regarded him with exasperation. “Neither does my bride-to-be. But since that’s not going to stop her from marrying me, it shouldn’t stop you either. Go on.”
Lisa Kleypas, Devil in Winter

Sanober  Khan
“all my life
i have looked for poems

to elope with.”
Sanober Khan

Colette
“Oh! To rationalize oneself into matrimony...Oh! To decide something so grave in life 'after mature consideration'! Choose the color of a dress after a thousand hesitations, but for God's sake, get married without reflecting on it! That's the grace I wish I wish for you. May you even be so distracted that day that you walk past the registry office without remembering to stop there.”
Colette

Anna Freeman
“Now that I could not go back I was not sure, after all, that I wished to go forward. It was a miserable sensation.”
Anna Freeman, The Fair Fight

Somi Ekhasomhi
“It’s just lunch Sophie. I’m not going to force you to elope with me in a restaurant.”
Somi Ekhasomhi, Always Yours