The Moonstone, Wilkie Collins
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Wilkie Collins

The Moonstone

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exis574
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how could I destroy the only thing I had which proved that I had saved you from discovery?
exis574
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But it does stir one up to hear Miss Rachel called pretty, when one knows all the time that it’s her dress does it, and her confidence in herself.
exis574
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the day is not far off when the poor will rise against the rich
exis574
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when it would please God to take me
exis574
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and which was even beyond the reach of Robinson Crusoe.
exis574
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You think Mr. Franklin Blake hasn’t got a suspicion of the girl’s fancy for him? Ah! he would have found it out fast enough if she had been nice-looking. The ugly women have a bad time of it in this world; let’s hope it will be made up to them in another
exis574
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Fear of Danger is ten thousand times more terrifying than Danger itself, when apparent to the Eyes; and we find the Burden of Anxiety greater, by much, than the Evil which we are anxious about.”
exis574
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In this anxious frame of mind, other men might have ended by working themselves up into a fever; I ended in a different way. I lit my pipe, and took a turn at Robinson Crusoe.
exis574
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I would have taken Rosanna Spearman out of the house, then and there, with my own hand.
exis574
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If your good lady doesn’t exhibit something in the shape of a contradiction in that time, Heaven help you!—you have married a monster.
exis574
exis574je citiraoпре 4 месеца
I wonder whether the gentlemen who make a business and a living out of writing books, ever find their own selves getting in the way of their subjects, like me? If they do, I can feel for them
Nurul Hasanah
Nurul Hasanahje citiralaпре 2 године
the folly of beginning a work before we count the cost, and before we judge rightly of our own strength to go through with it. Please to remember, I opened the book by accident, at that bit, only the day before I rashly undertook the business now in hand; and, allow me to ask—if that isn’t prophecy, what is?
azhakupova
azhakupovaje citiraoпре 3 године
the folly of beginning a work before we count the cost, and before we judge rightly of our own strength to go through with it.
Natalia Sergeeva
Natalia Sergeevaje citiralaпре 4 године
He came back with a character that closed the doors of all his family against him, my lady (then just married) taking the lead, and declaring (with Sir John’s approval, of course) that her brother should never enter any house of hers.
akoshka
akoshkaje citiraoпре 6 година
"Nothing venture, nothing have,"
akoshka
akoshkaje citiraoпре 7 година
As I live by bread,
akoshka
akoshkaje citiraoпре 7 година
gave herself airs.
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