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#1. Bah!" exclaimed Rochester. "Pixies both! Begone with you; we will talk later! - Author: Jasper Fforde
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#2. Librarying is a harder profession than the public realizes, he said. People think it's all rubber stamps, knowing that Dewey 521 is celestial mechanics and saying 'Try looking under fiction' sixty eight times a day. - Author: Jasper Fforde
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#3. Ninjas are far more important to science than anyone realises. If we could capture one to study, I think most of science's biggest puzzles might be resolved. - Author: Jasper Fforde
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#4. Besides, I punched him in the eye. - Author: Jasper Fforde
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#5. Everything comes to an end. A good bottle of wine, a summer's day, a long-running sitcom, one's life, and eventually our species. The question for many of us is not that everything will come to an end but when. And can we do anything vaguely useful until it does? - Author: Jasper Fforde
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#6. I often find that having an idea in my head prevents me from doing something else. Working is therefore a way of getting rid of an idea. - Author: Jasper Johns
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#7. Like I said - I wasn't stupid. Rough around the edges maybe, definitely a little perverted at times, but never stupid. I was a survivor. I'd damn well survive this. - Author: Elle Jasper
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#8. When she returned to the office, she found that Mr Jasper Cohen had gone abruptly on holiday. His son had been killed in Spain - he had been shot, near Madrid, rather more than a year before; a friend of his had written, on returning safe to England, to tell his father so. - Author: Doris Lessing
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#9. You killed my pappy," said the youth, "and my pappy's pappy. And his pappy's pappy. And my brothers Jethro, Hank, Hoss, Red, Peregrine, Marsh, Junior, Dizzy, Luke, Peregrine, George and all the others. I'm callin' you out, lawman. - Author: Jasper Fforde
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#10. Lesson one in time travel, Thursday. First of all, we are all time travellers. The vast majority of us manage only one day per day. - Author: Jasper Fforde
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#11. The only member of the inner sanctum of licensed sorcerers absent was Patrick of Ludlow, who was busy moving an oak for a wealthy client eager to alphabetize his arboretum. - Author: Jasper Fforde
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#12. I'm not looking for images, They just appear and take on an interest. Sometimes you look at a thing and it has no interest and then you see it in a different way and it has another meaning. Or something that was of no use will become useful. - Author: Jasper Johns
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#13. I'd been an idiot to think that this was anything but a quest. Searches were nice and soft and cuddly and no one need be killed. A quest always demanded the death of a trusted colleague and one or more difficult dilemmas. I'd been in denial. I'd been a fool. - Author: Jasper Fforde
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#14. I think Wordsworth was as surprised to see me as I was him. It can't be usual to go to your favorite memory only to find someone already there, admiring the view ahead of you. - Author: Jasper Fforde
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#15. Intention involves such a small fragment of our consciousness and of our mind and of our life. - Author: Jasper Johns
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#16. Humpty had always sat on walls, it was his way. - Author: Jasper Fforde
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#17. Information can liberate but also imprisonate. - Author: Jasper Fforde
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#18. I also read about Heathcliff's unexpected three-year career in Hollywood under the name Buck Stallion and his eventual return to the pages of Wuthering Heights. - Author: Jasper Fforde
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#19. Cucumbers are technically a fruit and in the same family as pumpkins, melons and squash, so it may benefit those markets, although, to be honest, giant melons don't strike me as potentially that commercial. - Author: Jasper Fforde
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#20. Sometimes I see it and then paint it. Other times I paint it and then see it. Both are impure situations, and I prefer neither. - Author: Jasper Johns
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#21. I hate to admit it, but governmental deviousness is usually better explained by incompetence, vanity, and the need to protect one's job at all costs. - Author: Jasper Fforde
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#22. I am cursed with a right leg that arouses the desire of any male dog that happens to be passing. I used to think that this only happened to me but I've discovered that many people have the same problem. They have a femme fatale limb. - Author: Jasper Carrott
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#23. Governments might come and go, wars will reshape the Ununited Kingdoms many times. But companies will stay, and flourish. Show me any major even on this planet and I will show you the economic reason behind it. Commerce is all powerful, Miss Strange. Commerce rules our lives. - Author: Jasper Fforde
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#24. When we home schooled my oldest, Jasper, in eighth grade, I saw how empowering it is for a child to learn in their own way. That rebooted my thinking about education. - Author: Suzy Amis
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#25. Cal would not be like any other father who went berserk because some hotshot football star got in their daughter's pants. Cal would go commando on Jasper's ass. "Tripp, - Author: Kristen Ashley
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#26. He spent his life immersed in books to the cost of everything else, even personal relationships. "Friends," he'd once said, "are probably great, but I have forty thousands friends of my own already, and each of them needs my attention. - Author: Jasper Fforde
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#27. The very possibility of death focuses the mind wonderfully. - Author: Jasper Fforde
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#28. Religion isn't the cause of wars, it's the excuse. - Author: Jasper Fforde
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#29. Rotten luck," said Falstaff as I walked past. "There were the remains of a fine woman about Havisham. - Author: Jasper Fforde
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#30. One likes to think that one anticipates changes in the spaces we inhabit, and our ideas about space. - Author: Jasper Johns
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#31. is a power lurking in all of us, an emotional energy that can be used to move objects and manipulate matter. But it doesn't follow any physical laws that we can, as yet, understand; it exists only in our hearts and minds. - Author: Jasper Fforde
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#32. There's more to good or bad than what's written in the Rulebook. - Author: Jasper Fforde
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#33. If it takes us 10 years to get into the shit, it will take us 20 to get out.
And the journey starts NOW. - Author: Jasper Fforde
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#34. Male guilt avoidance syndrome,' explained my father. 'It's a recognised medical condition by 2054. - Author: Jasper Fforde
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#35. It's almost just a difference of mood as to whether I would describe myself one way or the other. I think I share that experience with most people. - Author: Jasper Johns
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#36. Quark!"--the Quarkbeast - Author: Jasper Fforde
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#37. Before I tell you my story," Jasper said. "you must understand that there are places in our world, Bella, where the life span of the never-aging is measured in weeks, and not centuries. - Author: Stephenie Meyer
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#38. The landscape inside Lord of the Rings was so stunning and so stupendous that it could be absorbed as a form of nourishment. - Author: Jasper Fforde
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#39. The whole debate on what food is best for us is complex, ongoing and often controlled by vested interests. - Author: Jasper Carrott
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#40. If you give children the freedom to do very little, quite a lot will do very little. - Author: Jasper Fforde
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#41. The best lies to tell," said Jane, "are the ones people want to believe. - Author: Jasper Fforde
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#42. That's what painting does; it organizes vision in a certain way or suggests that certain things be paid attention to and certain other things not be paid attention to. It functions in that way to a certain extent in our civilization. - Author: Jasper Johns
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#43. The verses of Byron, Keats or Poe are real whether they are in bootleg form or not. You can still read them for the same effect. - Author: Jasper Fforde
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#44. My mind wanders terribly. I'm not wholly annoyed by my daydreaming as it has been immense use to me as regards imaginative thought, but it doesn't help when it comes to concentration. And writing needs concentration - lots of it. - Author: Jasper Fforde
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#45. The toothbrush Jasper bought Rocky was white and pink. Yes, his son was sharp. As a tack. - Author: Kristen Ashley
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#46. Wales: not ALWAYS raining - Author: Jasper Fforde
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#47. It's somewhat bizarre to learn that many of you think that other humans are somehow different enough to be hated and killed when in reality you're all tiresomely similar in outlook, needs and motivation, and differ only by peculiar habits, generally shaped by geographical circumstances. - Author: Jasper Fforde
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#48. Writing needs to be practiced; there is a limit to how much can be gleaned from a teacher or a manual. The true essence of writing is out there, in the world, and inside, within yourself. To write, you have to give. - Author: Jasper Fforde
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#49. The cleanest souls are the easiest to soil. - Author: Jasper Fforde
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#50. Fiction wouldn't be much fun without its fair share of scoundrels, and they have to live somewhere. - Author: Jasper Fforde
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#51. It wasn't going to be hard ... it was going to be impossible. It wouldn't deter me. I'd done impossible things several times in the past, and the prospect didn't scare me as much as it used to. - Author: Jasper Fforde
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#52. You're very patronizing," I pointed out. "Very clever of you to notice, girlie. Have a look at this. - Author: Jasper Fforde
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#53. Pretend to be mad and talk a lot. Then - and this is the important bit - do nothing at all until you absolutely have to and then make sure everyone dies. - Author: Jasper Fforde
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#54. Words are like leaves, ... like people really, fond of their own society. - Author: Jasper Fforde
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#55. Every artist feels alone and isolated, Friends are very important in terms of all sorts of definitions of oneself. They tell you what you are and what they are aside from the intellectual aspects. - Author: Jasper Johns
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#56. Sometimes I wonder if the human race isn't collectively as mad as a sack of door knobs. - Author: Jasper Fforde
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#57. I was never the class clown, and I've no idea where the comedy came from. - Author: Jasper Carrott
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#58. She was the sort of parent you would want to have living close by, but only on the grounds that she would then never come to stay. I loved her dearly, but in small doses. - Author: Jasper Fforde
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#59. I've always been sensible with my money. I can't say I'm a business genius. - Author: Jasper Carrott
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#60. Believe me, you're going to have to do much worse than this
in the pursuit of freedom, the innocents will suffer
and at your hands. - Author: Jasper Fforde
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#61. What would you know about anything, Jasper?" Augustus asked. "Age don't slow a man's whoring. It's lack of income that does that. No more prosperous than you look, I wouldn't think you'd know much about it. - Author: Larry McMurtry
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#62. Another one of your quippy japes? - Author: Jasper Fforde
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#63. Try to be pleasant to one another, get plenty of fresh air, read a good book now and then, depose your government when it suspends the free press, try to use the mechanism of the state to adjudicate fairly and employ diplomatic means wherever possible to avoid armed conflict. - Author: Jasper Fforde
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#64. I watched you for years," she whispered. The tears were drying on her cheeks, and heat was building within her. If he would just touch her. Touch her there. "I watched you and you never saw me. - Author: Elizabeth Hoyt
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#65. The government was to raise the duty on cheese to 83 percent, an unpopular move that would doubtless have the more militant citizens picketing cheese shops. - Author: Jasper Fforde
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#66. Humans are the most gloriously bizarre creatures. - Author: Jasper Fforde
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#67. But she actually was glad to have identified the one thing about Jasper she'd change, because it was similar to realizing what you'd forgotten to take on a trip, and if it was only perfume, as opposed to your driver's license, you were relieved. - Author: Curtis Sittenfeld
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#68. I think fans are just obsessed with the 'Twilight' saga and then within it they might have preferences between if they're Team Jacob, Team Edward or Team Jasper. It just comes down to them loving the whole thing, and if they can get any of the boys from the book they are fine with that. - Author: Kellan Lutz
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#69. The one thing in me more powerful than a general misanthropy is an inescapable compassion for individuals. - Author: Jasper Sole
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#70. A picture ought to be looked at the same way you look at a radiator. - Author: Jasper Johns
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#71. Then, like a scene in a comedy - their lips but a breath away from touching - the door to the library burst open and Sam charged into the room like a bull, a map in his hands and Jasper hot on his heels.
Bloody hell, they had brilliant timing. - Author: Kady Cross
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#72. I would so hate to be a first-person character! Always on your guard, always having people read your thoughts! - Author: Jasper Fforde
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#73. ... although her mouth uttered fond words, her eyes spoke only venom. - Author: Jasper Fforde
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#74. You nearly killed eight people!" I managed to gasp out loud.
"My count was closer to twelve," returned Havisham as she opened the door. "And anyhow, you can't nearly kill someone. Either they are dead or they are not. - Author: Jasper Fforde
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#75. Take an object. Do something to it. Do something else to it. - Author: Jasper Johns
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#76. Love and magic are like oil and water
they just don't mix. - Author: Jasper Fforde
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#77. They had just digested a recent meal of prepositions and were happily farting out apostrophes and ampersands; the air was heav'y with th'em&. - Author: Jasper Fforde
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#78. (Some girl) "You said we'd have breakfast!"
(Jasper) "If i live, i'll buy you waffles."
"You don't have enough money to buy her waffles," Wylan grumbled.
"Be quite. We're in a library. - Author: Leigh Bardugo
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#79. Don't move," said Sprockett."Mimes don't generally attack unless they are threatened. - Author: Jasper Fforde
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#80. The horn . . . is the joint hardest instrument to learn. . . . (The other is the oboe). - Author: Jasper Rees
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#81. I don't think there is a good reason for an abortion, but Dr. Jasper made me really realize it was just a racket. He was just doing it for the money. He didn't care about the women. - Author: Norma McCorvey
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#82. There were moments in a person's life that they would carry with them until their dying day, and Finely knew the moment Jasper's heart broke would be one of those for her. - Author: Kady Cross
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#83. He was, after all, the ultimate rebel
it takes a lot of cojones to stand up to Zeus. - Author: Jasper Fforde
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#84. She had met the man who was now her husband. He was seven foot three, and she was six foot two and a quarter. It was a match made perhaps not in heaven but certainly nearer the ceiling. - Author: Jasper Fforde
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#85. But since anagram-related clues are now inadmissible as evidence, we sent the pork pie off for DNA analysis and managed to pinpoint the pie shop where it was purchased. - Author: Jasper Fforde
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#86. Are all our dates going to be like that?" said Perkins.
"I hope not", I replied with a smile, "but it was quite fun, wasn't it? I mean, it's not like we were killed or eaten or anything, right?"
"If your idea of a good date is not being killed and eaten, you'll never be disappointed. - Author: Jasper Fforde
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#87. Literature is claimed to be a mirror of the world," I said, "but the Outlanders are fooling themselves. The BookWorld is as orderly as people in the RealWorld *hope* their own world to be - it isn't a mirror, it's an aspiration. - Author: Jasper Fforde
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#88. Honor is kind of what you get when you weaponize manners, - Author: Jasper Fforde
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#89. You aligned yourself with the wron fella and there were consequences. Now you can wallow in it, or you can pull that thick head of yours out of your posterior and help us figure out how to fix things. - Author: Kady Cross
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#90. Growth purely for its own sake is the philosophy of cancer. - Author: Jasper Fforde
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#91. If it weren't for greed, intolerance, hate, passion and murder, you would have no works of art, no great buildings, no medical science, no Mozart, no Van Gough, no Muppets and no Louis Armstrong. - Author: Jasper Fforde
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#92. Do you want some advice? Go home. You're far too inquisitive, and here in East Carmine curiosity only ends one way."
"Death?"
"Worse - enlightenment. - Author: Jasper Fforde
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#93. I wish there were more humor in my work than I see in it. - Author: Jasper Johns
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#94. I shuddered at the image in my head, at the word feed. But Jasper wasn't worried about frightening me, not overprotective like Edward always was. - Author: Stephenie Meyer
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#95. A troubadour to a distant mistress. - Author: Philippa Gregory
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#96. The most favorite boy's name is James; the least favorite is Gzxkls. - Author: Jasper Fforde
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#97. Once we were on the high Plynlimon pass, we stopped to stretch our legs, change drivers, and make a short devotion to the shrine dedicated to the once-popular but now little-known Saint Aosbczkcs, the Patron Saint of Fading Relevance. - Author: Jasper Fforde
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#98. I have meant what I have done. Or I have often meant what I have done. Or I have sometimes meant what I have done. Or I have tried to mean what I was doing. - Author: Jasper Johns
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#99. The mages wouldn't be happy at all if they knew you were going after him. Master Rufus - "
"Let's kill him," Call said. Havoc growled.
"Master Rufus?" Aaron looked alarmed.
"No, of course not Master Rufus! I meant Jasper," Call said. - Author: Cassandra Clare
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#100. The convent of the sacred order of the Blessed Ladies of the Lobster had once been a dank and dark medieval castle but was now, after a lick of paint and a few throw pillows, a dank and dark convent. - Author: Jasper Fforde
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