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Her kiss didnt sweep away the dark anguish he felt in his heart. Instead, it embraced it. It acknowledged it.
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But we're not trying to empty the Thames," she told him. "Look at what we're doing with the water we remove. It doesn't go to waste. We're using it to water our gardens, sprout by sprout. We're growing bluebells and clovers where once there was a desert. All you see is the river, but I care about the roses.

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She had taken London by storm-which was to say, as with any good storm, some people stayed indoors when they saw her coming.

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Burn that one to the ground, Violet, and dance on the ashes. And damn anyone who tells you it's selfish to do so.

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He'd fashioned himself into one hard edge. He was all blade and no handle. If she held him close, she'd risk being cut.

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I spent my day as I normally spend my days: threatening suppliers, bullying those who are not in line with my expectations, and generally creating havoc in the lives of others. The square across the street is empty of all but the pigeons. I find myself resenting them.

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He simply shook his head. 'If your point of reference is a glimpse you've caught of a business transaction conducted in an alley, I'd venture that you have no idea what I can do with a wall.

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For himself ... He could rarely think of how to respond when immersed in that heady back-and-forth. Sometimes he thought of clever things to say ... hours later. Usually, he committed the worst sin possible: He said what he was really thinking. That was why he came out with gems like, I like your tits. Not one of his finest moments, that.

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I thought I had to prove myself with money and accomplishments. But those will always ring hollow. They will never be enough. I want to be somebody. Let me be your husband. Let me be the father of your child -of all your children.

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And I know, despite all the constellations placed in the sky as warning, why all those Greek maidens gave it up in the end. It's because all the pain is worth it for this one moment.

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Miss Marshall looked up at that moment and made his decision for him. She looked at him and then her whole face lit up. He almost staggered back under the force of her smile. It made him feel ... reckless. A man couldn't disappoint a smile like that.

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If people did not fear me so, how could anyone tolerate me?

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He wasn't good with this sort of thing - with the back-and-forth dance between man and woman. He wasn't even sure if they were dancing, or if she was merely being polite.

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Ned: I figured it was time for a picnic by the menagerie.
Jenny: And you brought me? Why not take the woman you're marrying?
Ned: She's grown up with the Duke of Ware. Lions seem less ferocious.

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Oh, thank God. It wasn't the pens talk.

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I hate having second thoughts," he muttered. "Necessary, for second chances," Dalrymple put in.

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Wallflowers may not be the prettiest of blooms, but at least they don't get trampled. So

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If eyes were windows to the soul, hers had been bricked up to avoid taxation.

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I'm tired of having to remind myself that the women who are after me wish only an experience or a reputation and not a lifetime. I'm tired of holding myself back. I'm tired of having to flatten all but the barest hint of affection."
Her breath caught.
"I'm tired," he said, "Of not letting myself fall in love.

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