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Out from behind the desk where hed been sitting, hidden by the piles of books, appeared a bespectacled, green-eyed man in a green plaid suit. His thick white hair was shaggy and mussed, his nose was rather large and lumpy like a vegetable, and although it was clear he had recently shaved, he appeared to have done so without benefit of a mirror, for here and there upon his neck and chin were nicks from a razor, and occasional white whiskers that hed missed altogether. This was Mr. Benedict.
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May your adventures bring you closer together, even as they take you far away from home.

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Is this what family is like: the feeling that everyone's connected, that with one piece missing, the whole thing's broken?

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And please don't call me that.
I didn't call you 'that', I called you George Washington.

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Remember the White Knight.

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Did the men steal the papers?" Reynie asked, fearing her response.
No, because they are fools," Sophie said bitterly. "They demanded to see the papers, and when I did not answer fast enough
they were very frightening, you see
they hurt me so that I was not awake ... When I opened my eyes they were still trying to find the papers. They did not understand how we organize the library, you see. They were angry and creating a bad mess ... The police were coming and the men decided they must leave. I shouted at them as they left: 'It is a free and public library! All you had to do was ask!

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What is life without laughter?

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She announced her age right away, for children consider their ages every bit as important as their names.

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Everything is as it should be.

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They stared out their window at night enough to know where the darkest shadows lay, and it was to the darkest shadows they kept.

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Don't thank me,' Mr. Curtain called as the door slid closed. 'Impress me!

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I've only just arrived, Kate. It may surprise you to learn that you were my top priority.

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If we're just trying to be accurate, then how about 'The Doomed to Fail Bunch'?" said Constance.
"Honestly! We can't even name ourselves.

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Mr. Harinton was real.
There were adults in the world who would actually make sacrifices for others - not just for their own families but for anyone who needed help.
Nicholas had always had the impression that families looked after one another, and he had come to understand that, on rare ocassions, children would do the same ... But this was different.
What Mr. Harinton was doing certainly helped Nicolas - but it also simply felt right to Nicholas. It made him want to be exactly like Mr. Harinton himself.

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Have you ever had a dream in whig, having spied a deadly snake at your feet, you suddenly begin to see snakes everywhere - suddenly realize, in fact, that you're surrounded by them?"
Reynie was surprised. "I have had that dream. It's a nightmare."
"Indeed. And it strikes me as being rather like when a person first realizes the extent of wickedness in the world. That vision can become all-consuming - and in a way, it, too, is a nightmare, by which I mean that it is not quite a proper assessment of the state of things. For someone as observant as you, Reynie, deadly serpents always catch the eye. But if you find that serpents are all you see, you may not be looking hard enough.

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Sometimes, Reynie, trouble itself is the key. - Mr. Benedict

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Enter at the exit

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I was always interested in the possibility maybe of finding my way into a big adventure.

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I tend to find characters who lack vulnerability dull.

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