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Why he singled me out for adoption from among the unwashed urchins of London I
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William John Locke
“You have never seen ugliness in a happy face.”
William J. Locke, The Belovéd Vagabond

Irwin Shaw
“There are too many books I haven’t read, too many places I haven’t seen, too many memories I haven’t kept long enough.”
Irwin Shaw

Edna Ferber
“I'm not much to look at", replied Elizabeth, "but I'm beautiful inside.”
Edna Ferber, Half Portions

William John Locke
“My little Asticot, I have abjured absinthe and forsworn cafés. I have broken my new porcelain pipe and have cut my finger-nails. As I enter on the path of happiness, I scatter the dregs and shreds and clippings of the past behind me. I divest myself of all the crapulous years.”
William J. Locke, The Belovéd Vagabond

Georgette Heyer
“Fair Fatality, you are the most unusual female I have encountered in all my thirty-eight years!" "You can't think how deeply flattered I am!" she assured him. "I daresay my head would be quite turned if I didn't suspect that amongst so many a dozen or so may have slipped from your memory.”
Georgette Heyer, Venetia

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This is a group for anyone, and not just the Southern States. If you are a female reader who like to think fancy every now and then, this is the group ...more
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