Scarlet Pimpernel Quotes

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Emmuska Orczy
“They seek him here, they seek him there
Those Frenchies seek him everywhere
Is he in heaven or is he in hell?
That demned elusive Pimpernel”
Baroness Emmuska Orczy, The Scarlet Pimpernel

Emmuska Orczy
“She said nothing, and Sir Andrew, too, was silent, yet those two young people understood one another, as young people have a way of doing all the world over, and have done since the world began.”
Baroness Orczy, The Scarlet Pimpernel

Emmuska Orczy
“Now, when their glances met, they understood one another. The power that lay within both their souls had met, and, as it were, clasped hands. They accepted one another's sacrifice. Hers, mayhap, was the more complete of the two, because for her his absence would mean weary waiting, the dull heartache so terrible to bear.”
Baroness Emma Orczy, The Scarlet Pimpernel

Emmuska Orczy
“Your conscience troubles you unnecessarily, and you see a deliberate intention in every simple act.”
Baroness Emma Orczy

Emmuska Orczy
“Tis only in the future you can prove your true worth.”
Baroness Orczy

Emmuska Orczy
“Since then her life had been peaceful and happy. She had allowed herself to be worshipped by that strangely captivating lover of hers, whose passionately willful temperament, tempered by that persistent, sunny gaiety, she had up to now only half understood.”
Baroness Orczy

Emmuska Orczy
“Hers was the perfect love that dwells on the other's happiness, and not on its own. She knew that, though for the time being he would find bliss and oblivion in her arms, he would soon repine in inactivity whilst others fought for that which he held sublime.”
Baroness Emma Orczy

Emmuska Orczy
“She had seen them in turmoil all round her--love, hatred, vengeance, treachery--she herself practically the pivot around which they raged. Out of the deadly strife she had emerged pure, happy in the arms of the man whom her wondrous adventures as much as his brilliant personality had taught her to love.”
Baroness Orczy

Emmuska Orczy
“He made her laugh always made her taste a strange and exquisite bliss when he held her in his arms.”
Baroness Orczy

Sara Sheridan
“History was my favourite subject at school and in my spare time I read historical novels voraciously from Heidi to the Scarlet Pimpernel and from Georgette Heyer to Agatha Christie.”
Sara Sheridan