[ Post a Reply to this Message ][ Edit | View ] Replies: QOTD for Friday, February 9, 2018 -- kgp, Fri, February 09 2018, The following quotation is from Drums of Autumn by Diana Gabaldon, Copyright 1997. All rights reserved “Brianna took a deep breath, and her fist closed tight on the leaf in her hand, crushing it. “Oh, I’m glad,” I said, adding impulsively, “it would be a terrible strain.” “Oh, aye? Some of my friends had brothers though – one of them said they learned eighteen different synonyms for penile erection.” [ Post a Reply to this Message ][ Edit | View ] Replies: I love conversations where Claire tells Jamie about “modern” times.
“Marsali liked Aloysius,” he added dismissively, making it clear that he had nothing to do with the choice of so undistinguished a name. But you’re right; ye canna be my conscience.” In spite of everything, I felt a lightening of spirit, as though some indefinable burden had dropped away. ” [ Post a Reply to this Message ][ Edit | View ] Replies: QOTD for Tuesday, February 6, 2018 -- kgp, Mon, February 05 2018, The following quotation is from Drums of Autumn by Diana Gabaldon. ” “Well, I don’t know for sure, because I don’t have any brothers to tell me.
Germaine James Ian Aloysius Fraser – James Ian for Milord and Monsieur,” he explained, for so he always referred to Jamie and his brother-in-law, Ian Murray. The night was quiet around us, with little sound but the lapping of water, and the occasional scrape of submerged tree branches against the hull. “Your face is my heart, Sassenach,” he said softly, “and love of you is my soul. “They teach girls and boys separately; the girl’s class is The Mysteries of Life, and Ten Ways to Say No to a Boy.” “And the boy’s class?
At least consider the act of love produced the child. It was the other world, of cars and ringing telephones, of alarm clocks and mortgages, that seemed unreal and remote, the stuff of dreams.” [ Post a Reply to this Message ][ Edit | View ] Replies: QOTD for Sunday, February 4, 2018 -- kgp, Sat, February 03 2018, The following quotation is from Drums of Autumn by Diana Gabaldon. Then one night the coughing stopped, and the kent he was dead.
[ Post a Reply to this Message ][ Edit | View ] Replies: I read this last summer and had forgotten it, to my utter horror.
I find I enjoy DG's story-lines about the secondary characters as much as I do our original Books.
It was chilly in the street, the leaning buildings shutting out the sun, but the goldsmith's back room was cozy as a womb, with a porcelain stove throbbing with heat and woven wool hangings on the walls.
” “Health is an American euphemism for anything to do with sex,” she explained.
He thought suddenly of the electric eel, which Suddfield had told him lived in the silt-choked waters of the Amazon.