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#1. A good mystery keeps you up on Saturday night. A bad mystery puts you to sleep on Sunday afternoon. Either way, you come out ahead. - Author: Elizabeth Jane Howard
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#2. What I like about limousines is they have tinted windows, so no-one can see if you're snogging in the back seat. - Author: Elizabeth Jane Howard
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#3. Sir Humphrey looked like a sleepy old hippo
and when he yawned in that big, big, hippopotamus way Charity couldn't help doing likewise. - Author: Elizabeth Jane Howard
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#4. Charity knew there was nothing more coarse and common than an afternoon in bed with a total stranger
but the lad installing the telephone had a grin that made her heart turn flips. - Author: Elizabeth Jane Howard
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#5. A rainy day is like a lovely gift
you can sleep late and not feel guilty. - Author: Elizabeth Jane Howard
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#6. The real point of watching television is to forget that you have a brain. - Author: Elizabeth Jane Howard
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#7. For a single girl in London, luck isn't always a glass slipper that fits. Sometimes luck is a splash of mud from a passing bus. - Author: Elizabeth Jane Howard
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#8. Charity liked brandy. She liked the way it burned her throat while soothing the ache in her heart. - Author: Elizabeth Jane Howard
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#9. It's all right, darling. I can't stand people who are bright-eyed and bushy-tailed at seven in the morning. Give me a girl who only gets going after ten! - Author: Elizabeth Jane Howard
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#10. She looked as though everything that she didn't like had happened to her. - Author: Elizabeth Jane Howard
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#11. Why do these big old country houses always have family portraits in the dining room? Do you really want to eat with someone's gloomy great-grandfather looking down on you? - Author: Elizabeth Jane Howard
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#12. I'm not lazy. I'm just really gifted, only instead of being good at music or math I'm good at sleeping late. - Author: Elizabeth Jane Howard
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#13. Sex on a rainy afternoon is like getting all the gloom and wetness to go away for a while. And afterwards you don't even notice if the rain's still falling. - Author: Elizabeth Jane Howard
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#14. Charity felt rather snoozy after the long sermon, and she was really very grateful when Reverend Meeps offered her a cup of tea. Church was not so bad when the minister remembered you were only human. - Author: Elizabeth Jane Howard
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#15. You can't oversleep if you don't make plans to wake up early. - Author: Elizabeth Jane Howard
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#16. Giving the rugged repairman the eye was one thing
but Charity had no intention of snogging away a whole rainy afternoon when she was supposed to be catching up on her work. Lady Margaret was counting on her! But then again, Lady Margaret didn't have big brown eyes and a cheeky grin. - Author: Elizabeth Jane Howard
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#17. Why can't they invent a pill that will keep you from remembering someone you don't want to remember? - Author: Elizabeth Jane Howard
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#18. When she was drinking his liquor and smoking his cigars, Charity couldn't help warming to Sir Humphrey. She almost forgot what a crashing bore he really was. - Author: Elizabeth Jane Howard
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#19. Charity couldn't bring herself to cry on Lady Beddington's shoulder
not until after she'd mopped up a plate or two of spaghetti with buckets of cheap red wine. - Author: Elizabeth Jane Howard
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#20. A massage is just like a movie, really relaxing and a total escape, except in a massage you're the star. And you don't miss anything by falling asleep! - Author: Elizabeth Jane Howard
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#21. Some girls have a real sexy giggle, but whenever I laugh it always comes out somewhere between a bellow and a snort! - Author: Elizabeth Jane Howard
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#22. Charity groped for the phone, coming up with it at last and croaking "hello" in a voice that sounded exactly like a bullfrog's mating call. Which made a kind of twisted sense
last night she'd been hunting for a mate as well. - Author: Elizabeth Jane Howard
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#23. I have lived my life in the slipstream of experience - Author: Elizabeth Jane Howard
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#24. I'm not particularly keen on pity. Pity takes something away from grief. People think they're sharing it, but really they're just taking some. I prefer to keep my grief intact. - Author: Elizabeth Jane Howard
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#25. Laughter is just like champagne
only without the headache afterwards. - Author: Elizabeth Jane Howard
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#26. Dessert doesn't count if you're sharing someone else's. - Author: Elizabeth Jane Howard
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#27. Sit down and tell me everything, child. Hurt feelings and hopeless despair are no match for tea and biscuits. - Author: Elizabeth Jane Howard
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#28. Mrs Downs, a large sad lady who described herself, to Rupert's delight, as bulky but fragile, now came four mornings a week to clean the house. She was one of those people who habitually looked on the black side of everything with a cheerfulness that bordered upon the macabre. - Author: Elizabeth Jane Howard
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#29. Sex is like petrol. It's a galvaniser, a wonderful fuel for starting a relationship. - Author: Elizabeth Jane Howard
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#30. Conducting in a church in London where, he said, - Author: Elizabeth Jane Howard
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#31. The craze of genealogy is connected with the epidemic for divorce. If we can't figure out who our living relatives are, then maybe we'll have more luck with the dead ones. - Author: Elizabeth Jane Howard
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#32. Wandering down the street in an aimless sort of way, cold too, in a dress from last night that made young men stop and stare in the street, Charity Hill found herself hating the single life for the very first time. - Author: Elizabeth Jane Howard
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#33. Does breakfast in bed count as a morning workout? - Author: Elizabeth Jane Howard
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#34. You can't run from feelings, Charity. You have to face them. Otherwise your future will look just like your past. - Author: Elizabeth Jane Howard
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#35. Love is neither a conditional business nor an ever-fixed mark arrangement. People always know somewhere inside them if they are not loved. No gestures, talk, conciliation, pronouncements can prevail over that deep instinctual knowledge. - Author: Elizabeth Jane Howard
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#36. Charity could chatter dorm-room Marxist theory with the best of them, but a single look from cool, silver-haired Lady Beddington was enough to make her tremble from head to toe. - Author: Elizabeth Jane Howard
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#37. I think best in a hot bath, with my head tilted back and my feet up high. - Author: Elizabeth Jane Howard
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#38. Charity knew she had to begin looking for a job soon. Definitely tomorrow, or the next day. Or perhaps the day after that. Charity didn't believe in procrastination. She just needed to plan her strategy. She was sound asleep on the sofa when Lady Margaret got back from London. - Author: Elizabeth Jane Howard
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#39. Why does getting ahead always have to involve getting up early? - Author: Elizabeth Jane Howard
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#40. Holidays were invented so single women could overeat without feeling guilty. - Author: Elizabeth Jane Howard
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#41. When you fall asleep after a big lunch you're really just saving up energy to work off all the calories later on. - Author: Elizabeth Jane Howard
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#42. It's better to oversleep and miss the boat than get up early and sink. - Author: Elizabeth Jane Howard
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#43. I've got lots of ambitions, but I only ever think of them when I'm lying around in my undies having a snooze. - Author: Elizabeth Jane Howard
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#44. It's not a luxury if you can't do without it! - Author: Elizabeth Jane Howard
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#45. She laughed at bad jokes, stayed out too late, and overslept too often. Charity Hill loved holidays and she hated budgets and the alarm clock. - Author: Elizabeth Jane Howard
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