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Captives of the Night (Scoundrels, #2) Captives of the Night by Loretta Chase
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“Orphans? Would you really? Adopt children?"
"There are advantages. If they turn out badly, we can blame their natural parents. We can also choose our own assortment of ages and genders. We can even get them ready-grown, if we wish.”
Loretta Chase, Captives of the Night
“You did… that… on purpose," she said, fighting for breath.
„Assuredly. You could not think I kissed you by accident.”
Loretta Chase, Captives of the Night
“Men are the inferior sex. Adam was made first, and the first effort is always the simpler and cruder one, non? With the second, one refines.”
Loretta Chase, Captives of the Night
“If Lady Brentmor told the prime minister to jump off a bridge," Fiona had once remarked, "Wellington would meekly ask, 'Which one?”
Loretta Chase, Captives of the Night
“Mama, you know, lost all her enthusiasm for mothering by Baby Number Seven. What a pity she did not lose her enthusiasm for Papa at the same time. But then, I doubt she was ever altogether clear on where babies come from. She was very much astonished each time she found herself enceinte. Papa was naughty not to explain her.”
Loretta Chase, Captives of the Night
“Why ain't you using your influence to get her out where she can do some good? If she's as quick and noticing and clever as you say—"
„It is dangerous.”
„Then look out for her.”
He stared at her. „I beg your pardon?”
"You heard me. You're good at not getting killed, ain't you? At not being dead when any normal person would be. According to Jason, you been poisoned, bashed in the head, shot at, drowned, stabbed, and Lord only knows what else. Watching out for a mere female should be child's play.”
Loretta Chase, Captives of the Night
“Había aprendido a evitar la tentación porque dudada de tener la fuerza necesaria para resistirla. Dejar que la curiosidad se transformara en fascinación sería el primer paso hacia la ruina”
Loretta Chase, Captives of the Night
“[...] hacía tiempo que había comprendido que el amor era traicionero. Podía transformar el mundo de cielo en infierno en un instante, y al instante seguiente volver a tranformarlo en sentido contrário, y asi ad infinitum.”
Loretta Chase, Captives of the Night
“Adan necesitó a alguien, sin duda. Jamais habría tenido el coraje de comerse esa manzana él solito. Eva tendría que habérsela comido sin decirle nada e dejarlo andar errante como un asno por el Edén, un bruto ignorante idéntico a los otros brutos que lo rodeaban. el muy idiota ni siquera sabía que estaba desnudo. Y quem diablos cosió esos taparraboos de hojas de figuera, te pregunto? Él no habrá sido, de eso puede estar seguro.”
Loretta Chase, Captives of the Night