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She was often overcome, in other people's houses, by an overpowering desire to escape, a tyrannical restlessness as inexplicable as it was embarrassing. Every nerve in her body would suddenly telegraph 'I must get out of this.'
'Jolly good! Super!' He occasionally adopted the mannerisms of an effusive scout-master.
He turned over in his mind all he had read of that curious expression of human credulity called magic.
If you go through life looking for insults, you may be comfortably assured of finding them.
She was... never known to finish a sentence. She always got lost in the thickets of secondary thoughts that sprang up round her simple remarks...
How deep are our layers of thought, Troy. So deep that the thought of thought is terrifying to most of us.
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The sea speaks a language polite people never repeat. It is a colossal scavenger slang and has no respect. Is it a terrible thing to be lonely?
April 23, 1895
February 18, 1982
Dame Ngaio Marsh born Edith Ngaio Marsh, was a New Zealand crime writer and theatre director. She was made a Dame Commander of the Order of the British Empire in 1966.
A Man Lay Dead (1934)
Artists in Crime (1938)
Death in a White Tie (1938)
Overture to Death (1939)
Enter a Murderer (1935)
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