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Proper mourning leaves one nothing to do but mourn, and Ive concluded this isnt a good thing. Grief crowds in closely enough without the rest of life being shoved aside to make way for it.
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I love you, he thought, because you are honest with me and because you are willing to speak the truth to me when others might seek to curry favor instead. I love you because you are in this bed with me, not trying to conceive the much-awaited next generation of Windhams, but just holding my hand.
Gayle Windham

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Is this all you want, Anna?" He brought his arms around her and urged her to lean into him. "Merely an embrace? I'll understand it, if you do."
"It isn't merely an embrace," she replied, loving the feel of his lean muscles and long bones against her body. "It is your embrace, and your scent, and the cadence of your breathing, and the warmth of your hands. To me, there is nothing mere about it.

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Grace Burrowes Quotes: Even when i cried she said a world of
Even when I cried," she said, a world of resignation in her tone, "I was glad to be here with you, Westhaven. Believe that, if you believe nothing else of me."
What she had meant was: Even when I cried because I must leave you, I was glad to be here with you ... Believe that if you believe nothing else of me when I find the courage to finally go.

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You like this darkness. You like learning me by feel." Feeling very bold indeed, she nuzzled at him until she found his mouth with her own. "I like it too.

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He was a hand-holder; she'd gathered that much. Lovely quality in a man ...

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Grace Burrowes Quotes: This was wrong dangerous stupid and
This was wrong, dangerous, stupid ... and necessary to the survival off her soul.

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We shall not be indiscreet here in the broad light of day," she said, but she'd left a question in the words when she'd intended a stern admonition.
He smiled down at her. "Someday, Gillian, I will have you writhing and moaning in the broad light of day. Outdoors even."
"You'd get leaves in my hair." She could afford the humor, because he was behaving.
"Among other places, but then I'd help you remove them.

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It was a struggle to not fall in love with a man who was determined to be decent to her when what she sought was indulgence of her wanton nature.
Her recently discovered, very frustrated wanton nature, damn him.

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Grace Burrowes Quotes: You have a certain lot in life my lord
You have a certain lot in life, my lord. Some of it you chose, some you did not, and much of it you did not realize you were choosing. Still, it is your lot in life, and you must make the best of it.

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I will serenade you from the street, Maggie Windham. I will be so callow, you will marry me to save me from embarrassment.

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I am so excited that I won The Traitor. I love Grace Burrowes books, and I do mean all of them. Thanks so much.

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So she learned at the age of almost twenty-six how to kiss a lover. Such kisses involved tongues, lips, taste, feel, and soft, needy noises that had her pressing up into his body and wanting to consume him with her hands and her mouth.

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Grace Burrowes Quotes: I live to bring you pleasure to gilly
I live to bring you pleasure. To Gilly, his words rang like a vow.

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Mercia wasn't a little-in-love sort of man. He was mad, dark passion, sweeping emotion, and complete loss of reason, with his gaunt male beauty, his wealth and power, and his haunted past.

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Want you to see my face when

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I don't believe we are in any danger, but

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Grace Burrowes Quotes: Though why david was subjecting himself
Though why David was subjecting himself to this torment was

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Sussex, hailed back to Oxfordshire by Rutland's

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I've just concluded an interview with your daughter Lucy, and need to speak with you personally at your earliest convenience.

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Has Westhaven taken to gossiping?"
"He has not, but like most men, you assume the only communications of significance pass between the males of the species.

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Ye gods and little fishes.

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Proper mourning leaves one nothing to do but mourn, and I've concluded this isn't a good thing. Grief crowds in closely enough without the rest of life being shoved aside to make way for it.

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Grace Burrowes Quotes: She glanced at him her expression
She glanced at him, her expression curious. "When did you decide to call me Maggie?"
The last time I kissed you. "When did you decide to allow me to?

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Trenton," Nick said patiently, "it is simple: your pizzle, her quim, you both enjoy each other until you can't move. Nothing simpler. You have three children, for pity's sake, need I draw you diagrams?

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You worry me, Mags, so self-contained and quiet. Hazelton would not have been my choice for you."
"Why not?"
"He's a man who dwells in the shadows and appears to like it there. You have enough shadows of your own."
"Maybe he sees me as I really am because shadows don't deter him.

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I know what you're doing, though."
"I'm glad somebody knows what I'm about, because I seem to have lost my own grasp of it entirely.

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Grace Burrowes Quotes: I dont suppose you told the woman youre
I don't suppose you told the woman you're arse over teakettle in love with her?"
"I did. [ ... ] I went about it all wrong."
"There's a wrong way to tell a woman you love her?"
"Nearly shouting it at her when she's angry and frightened and looking for excuses to throw your ring at you might qualify.

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You are such a cheering influence, Michael. Take yourself off to bed, there to dream of the end of the world or whatever gives a nice Catholic boy comfort on a long and cold night.

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Victor hadn't exactly looked forward to death before, he was probably contemplating it a bit more fondly as the morning progressed.

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In Nita's experience, the best intelligence officers in any big family were found among the younger siblings. They began their careers while small, nonthreatening, and unobtrusive. By adolescence, they developed formidable powers of observation and recollection, to say nothing of an ability to lurk at keyholes and befriend the servants.

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Grace Burrowes Quotes: Honorable bernita mine to look after
Honorable, Bernita mine. To look after those who can't look after themselves, to attend to duty rather than convenience. You have reminded me of what honor requires, and I'm grateful. That last word-grateful-wasn't one Nita heard very often.

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Thank you. Thank you, Noah, thank you, thank you.
By sundown, Thea could throw the damned thing with deadly accuracy. At bedtime, she asked if Noah would mind if she slept with it under her pillow every night.
He assured her he would not.
* when Thea gets a knife from Noah

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For a moment, she stood where she'd landed, like some drunken bee in the vicinity of its preferred blossom.

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You'd call this fellow out, whoever he is?"
"In a bloody heartbeat. When this silly house party is over, we're going into Town and buying my duchess a handsome little pistol to carry in her reticule, and we're showing her how to use it. Then we'll explain bullwhips to her, and get her an archery set as well."
Harlan took the terrace steps two at a time. "Noah, what are you going on about?"
"Marital bliss, Harlan, wooing my duchess, and the kind of family we are now.

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Grace Burrowes Quotes: Dont look at me like that augusta he
Don't look at me like that, Augusta." He stood to pull his shirt over his head. "I don't deserve it. No mortal could deserve such an expression.

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