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#1. Sylvi wished she could gouge out the look in Dorogin's stony eyes, and change the course of history. She wished Fthoom had been eaten by a sea monster. - Author: Robin McKinley
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#2. Sometimes it is better not to know. Sometimes when you do know you just fold up. - Author: Robin McKinley
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#3. I have a new theory about algebra," I said. "In going to learn it by osmosis. - Author: Robin McKinley
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#4. One keeps searching for ease, she did not say, and not finding it, till the memories of no-pain seem only like daydreams. - Author: Robin McKinley
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#5. The touch of evil poisons by the idea of it. Reject the idea, and you've rejected the evil - Author: Robin McKinley
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#6. I am hurt ... in ways you cannot see, and that I cannot explain, even to myself, but only know that they are there, and a part of me, as much as my hands and eyes and breath are a part of me. - Author: Robin McKinley
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#7. William McKinley has left us a priceless gift in the example of a useful and pure life, in his fidelity to public trusts and in his demonstration of the value of kindly virtues that not only ennoble but lead to success. - Author: Grover Cleveland
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#8. Those single-track military minds never think to ask their cleaning staff for help in giant lethal marauding creature matters. - Author: Robin McKinley
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#9. finding what made you happy was only the beginning of the journey - figuring out how to keep it often proved to be the unreachable destination. - Author: Brooke McKinley
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#10. Something in the mysterious combination of Danny and him burned hotter and brighter than anything he'd ever imagined. - Author: Brooke McKinley
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#11. The best way for the Government to maintain its credit is to pay as it goes-not by resorting to loans, but by keeping out of debt-through an adequate income secured by a system of taxation, external or internal, or both. - Author: William McKinley
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#12. Tsornin's nostrils showed red, but his ears were as alert as ever, and occasionally he would rub his nose gently against the nape of her neck, just in case she was momentarily not thinking about him. - Author: Robin McKinley
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#13. I recall the night that President McKinley died. I was working at the time at a theatre in St. Louis. The oppressive feeling was in the air. I could not make the people laugh. - Author: Al Jolson
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#14. he followed me with his eyes as if I wore a black hood and carried an axe, and he was next in line. - Author: Robin McKinley
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#15. She wished for Ebono as she wished every time she saw Lrrianay at her father's shoulder, or any pegasus at any bond-mate's shoulder, or any pegasus. Or any time she took a breath, she wished again for Ebon. - Author: Robin McKinley
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#16. We are looking for development partners, people to work alongside us, which will accelerate our actually getting licences, the technology into product, into the markets. - Author: John McKinley
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#17. Cuba ought to be free and independent, and the government should be turned over to the Cuban people. - Author: William McKinley
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#18. I like to assume that since I drive a car and maintain a respectable credit rating and rarely murder anyone and bury them in the back garden unless they really deserve it, that the fact that I hear voices wont unduly disturb anyone. - Author: Robin McKinley
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#19. Let us ever remember that our interest is in concord, not in conflict; and that our real eminence rests in the victories of peace, not those of war. - Author: William McKinley
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#20. It had not been a very cheerful journey, not the least for the western excursion into Outlander territory, where a stubborn and pompous old man had refused to listen to the truth; but Corlath had expected what he found and-she thought-saw no use in being discouraged. - Author: Robin McKinley
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#21. Don't envy having a bigger bra size. It's more of a pain in the ass than you realize. - Author: Rebecca Donovan
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#22. Without competition we would be clinging to the clumsy antiquated processes of farming and manufacture and the methods of business of long ago, and the twentieth would be no further advanced than the eighteenth century. - Author: William McKinley
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#23. She had not meant to name them, but she could not help herself; and having done so she thought, Let their names be symbols that their lives are worth the keeping. Let them struggle a little the harder, to keep their names. - Author: Robin McKinley
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#24. The army of Grant and the army of Lee are together. They are one now in faith, in hope, in fraternity, in purpose, and in an invincible patriotism. And, therefore, the country is in no danger. In justice strong, in peace secure, and in devotion to the flag all one. - Author: William McKinley
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#25. And what was I panicking about anyway? Being left alone with myself? I'd rather have a vampire around?

Well. Yes. - Author: Robin McKinley
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#26. [Harry] had always suffered from a vague restlessness, a longing for adventure that she told herself severely was the result of reading too many novels when she was a small child. - Author: Robin McKinley
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#27. You want to find a place where, because of your skills, you can make an impact. - Author: John McKinley
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#28. We kings do develop a certain ability to recognize objects under our noses. - Author: Robin McKinley
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#29. Golden arrow? And what would we do with a golden arrow? Give it to Alan for a lute string? I could hang it around my neck on a chain, perhaps, and let it stab me in the ribs when I tried to sit. - Author: Robin McKinley
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#30. I disliked promises on principle because my conscience made me keep them - Author: Robin McKinley
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#31. I'd always had a guilty preference for fiction. Since I seemed now to be living fiction, this proved to have been an entirely reasonable choice. - Author: Robin McKinley
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#32. I get a little cranky with the whole business about kids not having attention spans. This reminds me of the usual business of thinking that the next generation is hopeless. Every generation has said that about every younger generation. - Author: Robin McKinley
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#33. Innovation is not the exclusive province of New Economy companies. - Author: John McKinley
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#34. He didn't know if his capacity to love had been stunted, buried beneath the need for survival for so long it had forgotten how to breathe.... - Author: Brooke McKinley
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#35. It is halfway true that if you are involved in a family coffeehouse you don't have a life. - Author: Robin McKinley
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#36. Mathin said: "It is best to take your opponent's sash. The kysin mark each blow dealt, but to cut off the other rider's sash is best. This you will do."
"Oh," said Harry.
"You may, if you wish, unhorse him first," Mathin added as an afterthought.
"Thanks," said Harry. - Author: Robin McKinley
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#37. It's hard to look too grand when you're led by someone who looks like a pudding with legs. - Author: Robin McKinley
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#38. Why, they shot the wrong McKinley! - Author: Dizzy Dean
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#39. What people want is a seamless Web experience. - Author: John McKinley
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#40. Danny, whose body made Miller forget the world and whose soul, even marked with shadows, made Miller believe in something beyond the stars. - Author: Brooke McKinley
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#41. Muffin cups in my bakery were real sorcerer's apprentice material, like the dough for the cinnamon rolls every morning could have stood in for The Blob. - Author: Robin McKinley
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#42. The American people, intrenched in freedom at home, take their love for it with them wherever they go ... - Author: William McKinley
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#43. The lessons she'd been forced to learn were dry spare things, the facts without the sense of them, given in the simplest of language, as if words might disguise the truth or (worse) bring it to life. - Author: Robin McKinley
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#44. He laughed, tried to make it into a cough, inhaled at exactly the wrong moment, and then really did cough. - Author: Robin McKinley
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#45. I sure wasn't going to ask Aunt Sally, because if she told me once that getting your period was like a moth becoming a butterfly, she'd probably say that sexual intercourse was like a deer getting antlers or something. - Author: Phyllis Reynolds Naylor
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#46. They could at least part with love. It was like Tor to make the gesture; her father, for all his kindness, was too proud - or too much a king; and she was too proud, or too bitter, or too young. - Author: Robin McKinley
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#47. If you wish, I shall go personally to your City and knock together the heads of Perlith and Galooney. - Author: Robin McKinley
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#48. We had to go back to the coffeehouse: the Wreck was there. Mel had walked over. Well, I don't know about walked. He had come over without vehicular assistance anyway. - Author: Robin McKinley
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#49. Her betrothed is a lout, her father is a boor; and now her brother is trailing around looking like a thunderstorm about to burst. Men are not sensible creatures.'
'Thank you,' said Robin. - Author: Robin McKinley
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#50. We cannot gamble with anything so sacred as money. - Author: William McKinley
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#51. I wondered what you'd have on the side with a plate of Deep Fried Anxiety. Pickles? Coleslaw? Potato-strychnine mash? - Author: Robin McKinley
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#52. So when a dragon is directly over you, well, even if you're me and you're kind of used to it, your medulla oblongata is still telling you 'the sky is falling, you're about to die, run like hell. - Author: Robin McKinley
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#53. A skillful playwright might have a good time with the story of the assassination of President William McKinley, and especially with the three most flamboyant political figures involved: Mark Hanna, Theodore Roosevelt, and Emma Goldman. - Author: Russell Baker
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#54. There were some things that took life and broke it, not merely into meaninglessness, but with active malice flung the pieces farther, into hell. - Author: Robin McKinley
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#55. Yes, I am letting my own experience color my answer, which is what experience is for ... - Author: Robin McKinley
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#56. Write what you want to read. The person you know best in this world is you. Listen to yourself. If you are excited by what you are writing, you have a much better chance of putting that excitement over to a reader. - Author: Robin McKinley
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#57. For anyone who is: just keep writing. Keep reading. If you are meant to be a writer, a storyteller, it'll work itself out. You just keep feeding it your energy, and giving it that crucial chance to work itself out. By reading and writing. - Author: Robin McKinley
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#58. The insides of our own minds are the scariest things there are. - Author: Robin McKinley
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#59. The bus timetable sites are all run by an inbred cabal of malicious gnomes. Who don't speak English. And who don't count very well either. Or tell time. And they certainly can't read maps. - Author: Robin McKinley
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#60. I said with perfect honest, I have no intention of trying to take these suckers out by myself, no. - Author: Robin McKinley
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#61. What this world doesn't have is the three-wishes, go-to-the-ball-and-meet-your-prince, happily-ever-after kind of magic. We have all the mangling and malevolent kinds. Who *invented* this system? - Author: Robin McKinley
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#62. No, but I am working up to telling you that there is no possibility of there being done what ought to be done- - Author: Robin McKinley
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#63. Their new Master was coming home: the Master thought lost or irrecoverable. The Master who, as younger brother of the previous Master, had been sent off to the priests of Fire, to get rid of him. - Author: Robin McKinley
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#64. I didn't want to know that the monster that lived under your bed when you were a kid not only really is there but used to have a few beers with your dad. - Author: Robin McKinley
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#65. Let's start over shall we? Hello gorgeous. I'm Justin McKinley. I'm head baker at Le Chef Petite. I'd love to get to know you better. Can I seduce you with my vast knowledge of sweet and sensual desserts?
Alicia couldn't help it. She giggled. One of those girly, I've-been-flirting bubbly - Author: Lea Barrymire
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#66. I advise those who want to become writers to study veterinary medicine, which is easier. You don't want to be a writer unless you have no choice - and if you have no choice, good luck to you. - Author: Robin McKinley
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#67. Strong hearts and helpful hands are needed, and, fortunately, we have them in every part of our beloved country. - Author: William McKinley
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#68. It's kind of interesting you're driving a car big enough for a wolfhound and a mastiff to get in the back of today," I said.
"And a greyhound, a dark brown bear, and a brindle utility vehicle," said Jill.
"Greyhounds don't take up much room," I said. "They're like dog silhouettes. - Author: Robin McKinley
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#69. My capacity for invention is flash hot stark, I thought. Sucker sunshade. Disembodied radar-reconnaissance. Not to mention Bitter Chocolate Death and Killer Zebras. Pity about the rest of me. - Author: Robin McKinley
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#70. What was new was the fact that, despite my heart doing its fight-or-flight, help-we're-prey-and-HEY-STUPID-THAT'S-A-VAMPIRE number, I was glad to see him. Ridiculous but true. Scary but true. - Author: Robin McKinley
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#71. People forgot; it was in the nature of people to forget, to blur boundaries, to retell stories to come out the way they wanted them to come out, to remember things as how they ought to be instead of how they were. - Author: Robin McKinley
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#72. Majid gave me a brief dazzling golden stare and then half-lidded his eyes again. I know when my life is being threatened. - Author: Robin McKinley
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#73. The liberty to make our laws does not give us the freedom nor the license to break our laws! - Author: William McKinley
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#74. Maybe I should try to be grateful at having been spared intimacy with the most dangerous of the Others. Gave a whole new meaning to the phrase 'under the dark. - Author: Robin McKinley
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#75. I long for another human face just as I fear it. - Author: Robin McKinley
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#76. We go to war only to make peace. We never went to war with any other design. We carry the national conscience wherever we go. - Author: William McKinley
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#77. Because she was a princess she had a pegasus. - Author: Robin McKinley
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#78. Can't all beasts be tamed? - Author: Robin McKinley
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#79. And perhaps it did not matter in what world she belonged if both worlds were marching in step. - Author: Robin McKinley
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#80. Charlie is one of the big good guys in my universe. - Author: Robin McKinley
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#81. The man paused and added with a grin, He also wishes your porter's head on a silver plate for not opening the gate at once upon his herald's declaration of his visit. This tale of threatening brigands is all very well, but can't I see he's the sheriff? - Author: Robin McKinley
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#82. The mission of the United States is one of benevolent assimilation. - Author: William McKinley
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#83. One of the things you need to understand is that I'm not a brave person.
I don't put up with being messed around, and I don't suffer fools gladly.
The short version of that is that I'm a bitch. Trust me, I can produce
character references. But that's something else. I'm not brave. - Author: Robin McKinley
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#84. Karen made a face. "Oh, c'mon."
"I don't think so," I said.
"Old Play-by-the-Rules McKinley," said Brian, laughing at me.
I could hardly stand him. "You've got that right," I said, and turned away. - Author: Phyllis Reynolds Naylor
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#85. Swords. That is no faenorn ; that is slaughter."
The Grand Seneschal shrugged. "The Master did not protest. And, indeed, what weapon could he have suggested that would suit him any better?"
"Fire," she said.
"He would not," said the Seneschal. "You know he would not. - Author: Robin McKinley
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#86. The path of progress is seldom smooth. New things are often found hard to do. Our fathers found them so. We find them so. But are we not made better for the effort and scarifice? - Author: William McKinley
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#87. And if my choice is to sit graciously in my best robes and accept the inevitable or to bail a sea with a bucket, give me the bucket. - Author: Robin McKinley
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#88. But it is not, as we say when we are being diplomatic, a fruitful source of inquiry. - Author: Robin McKinley
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#89. What was she to say? The prodigal has returned? The mutineer wishes to be reinstated? The subordinate, having gone to a great deal of trouble to prove her commander wrong, has come back and promises to be a good little subordinate hereafter, or at least until next time? - Author: Robin McKinley
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#90. Post-traumatic shock, phooey. Seemed to me the trauma was trotting right along with me, like a dog on a leash with its owner. I was the dog. I - Author: Robin McKinley
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#91. My father ... raised me to make up my own mind. The way he did this was by yielding to me when I asked, even when I was foolish. I lived through it; and I know my own mind; and he will do what I ask him. - Author: Robin McKinley
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#92. You are attempting to be logical, I suspect, and logic has little to do with government, and nothing at all to do with military administration. - Author: Robin McKinley
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#93. I have always been into the darker side of things and love the mystery and sexiness of vampires. - Author: Madison McKinley
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#94. History chalks up Mr. McKinley's War as a U.S. win, and he also polls favorably as a 'near great' president. - Author: Douglas Brinkley
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#95. She thought, I need no cup. I am Chalice. I am filling with the grief and hurt and fear of my demesne; the shattered earthlines weigh me down; I am brimming with the needs of my people. - Author: Robin McKinley
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#96. Positioning the brand and regaining trust are all smart things for us to do and those are the litmus tests for any decisions we make. - Author: John McKinley
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#97. There was a long pause while she hated everyone impartially: Tor for behaving like a farmer's son whose pet chicken has just been insulted; her father, for being so immovably kingly; and Perlith for being Perlith. - Author: Robin McKinley
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#98. Mathin had taught her patience, and she had known all of her life how to be stubborn. - Author: Robin McKinley
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#99. Although when there were too many people around- which there certainly were today- it was hard even to remember to say thank you: all those people were like drowning. - Author: Robin McKinley
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#100. He grunted; she recognized it as relief that she wasn't going to nag him further about Tor the Just, who probably wasn't that boring if he could hold off the Notherners for nine days and melt a hole in the hills. - Author: Robin McKinley
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