Copyright 2012 This quote is from 'The Space Between': Since it's a cold, windy February day (and we are due to get snow).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.He wondered why - were the fish dazzled by sun, and thus sought murky hiding places in the depths, but rose toward the surface in dimmer light?He thought suddenly of the electric eel, which Suddfield had told him lived in the silt-choked waters of the Amazon.Anyway, I forgot to add Betsy Barefootspinner for next week, so she's on next week. I have one other Outlander group that I’ve participated in for a long time, but they recently moved to FB and the discussions have really petered out. She didn’t manage to swing her leg over and instead lay across the saddle like a dead deer, waving her arms and legs in agitation. He meant it as hospitality, the first time, but then when Ian told him . Even Ian says he canna tell which it is, and if he -” [ Post a Reply to this Message ][ Edit | View ] Replies: On a dreary, rainy morning,....... He stood for a moment before Roger, then crossed himself, and said something very quietly in Gaelic. Roger moaned.” [ Post a Reply to this Message ][ Edit | View ] Replies: You just gave me goosebumps from the top of my head to my toes. -- Swarl, Sat, February 17 2018, [ Post a Reply to this Message ][ Edit | View ] Replies: QOTD for Saturday, February 17, 2018 -- Lisa W, Fri, February 16 2018, The following quotation is from "Written In My Own Heart's Blood" by Diana Gabaldon, Copyright 2014. "And soldiers must be in the habit of obeying orders, no matter what those orders are." Germain nodded. Doesn't matter whether ye see the point or not, ye do as ye're told, or else." "Your mother would make an admirable sergeant," Grey assured his or- derly. Here I stand on the brink of war again, a citizen of no place, no time, no country but my own . " [ Post a Reply to this Message ][ Edit | View ] Replies: Two outstanding choices - thank you, and many happy returns on the day!I like our format of quoting anything, from any of the books and seeing what discussions pop up. Wrestling her into an upright position and getting himself set behind her left him red-faced and sweating, far more than dealing with the horses had. I have to tell you Betsy, the sight of your dryer balls rolling out if DH’s boxers gave me a chuckle. (NT) -- Kathy in PA, Tue, February 20 2018, QOTD for Sunday, February 18, 2018 -- kgp, Sat, February 17 2018, The following quotation is from The Fiery Cross by Diana Gabaldon. Even though I’ve read this numerous times and know Roger lives, the words - the descriptions of Jamie and Bri - and then Roger moaned, grab me to the core. He'd encountered Marsali Fraser once or twice, at her printshop. Speaking of 'or else,' though-- what, exactly, do you expect to happen when you go home? My own 55th is just around the corner, and so that second quote holds some definite bits of recognizable wisdom.
Because they’re not coming for you, the calm voice within his mind replied. They were in sight now, figures coming slowly out of the distance, taking shape as they came, as though they materialized from thin air. [ Post a Reply to this Message ][ Edit | View ] Replies: I like that, even though he figured it was supernatural, he puts his coat and pants back on. (NT) -- Kathy in PA, Sun, February 18 2018, QOTD for Friday, February 16, 2018 -- Lisa W, Thu, February 15 2018, The following quotation is from "An Echo In The Bone" by Diana Gabaldon, Copyright 2009. " "You know it was an accident," William said stiffly. At least Fraser's daughter hadn't been present to witness his humiliation at the time. But--" His father pressed the handkerchief to his mouth, his shoulders shaking silently. But where Minnie's face was pretty and gently appealing, Dottie's was underlain by Hal's fine bones and embroidered with his dark lashes; her beauty had a dangerous edge to it. I felt like I got to know (and love) her along with Lord John. "You know; an elderly woman's urgent desire for grandchildren to dandle upon her knee, spoil with sweetmeats, and generally corrupt." He raised his glass to his nose and reverently breathed in the vapors. I haven't had a decent sherry in two years, at least." "What--you mean Mrs. " [ Post a Reply to this Message ][ Edit | View ] Replies: “Granny lust” a term I had never heard before, but it is a perfect description of that particular feeling. [ 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.
The sky was overcast and the air light on his skin, a pleasant change from the summer heat.
Cloudy skies were good for fishing; his father's gamekeeper had told him that.
[ Post a Reply to this Message ][ Edit | View ] Replies: If my aging brain remembers, isn’t this the Comte St. (NT) -- Kathy in PA, Sun, February 04 2018, QOTD for February 2, 2018 -- Piper-Mom, Fri, February 02 2018, This quote is from A Trail of Fire, Four Outlander Tales by Diana Gabaldon.
Copyright 2012 This is from The Custom of the Army: (The 'he' is Lord John Grey) He leaned against a tree, watching a couple of fishing canoes make their way slowly downstream, hugging the bank.