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Circus Shoes Quotes

11 of the best book quotes from Circus Shoes
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“She never did or said anything without first thinking how ‘Her Grace’ would have said or done it. As the duchess’s sayings and doings had been rather a bore, Aunt Rebecca’s were too.”
Noel Streatfeild
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Circus Shoes
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Rebecca Possit
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royalty
thinking
boring
duchesses
concepts
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“Santa was amazed. It did not sound a bit like Peter talking. Such a grand, quiet, that-is-my-last-word-I-don’t-want-to-be-argued-with kind of voice, just like a grown up person’s.”
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“I don’t know where we’ll go tonight. Tomorrow we’ll find Cob’s Circus.”
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“That I should live to see the day when what concerns the welfare of the nephew and niece of my oldest friend should be kept from me!”
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“A woman’s glory is her hair.”
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“Of course, many friends and relations might just as well not be there for all the good they do anybody. But most people have a few nice ones. Peter and Santa had nobody.”
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“You must find a place of us. Here you sit and all you say is it can’t be helped. But it’s got to be helped. I won’t live somewhere else than Peter.”
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“If ever a dig in the ribs meant ‘Don’t be a fool, trust me,’ that one did.”
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“You have become clever all of a sudden.”
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“It seemed odd to become as fond of anybody in a short time as Santa had of Bill. He saw them onto the bus for King’s Cross, and as the bus moved off she had a lump in her throat as if she were saying good-bye to an old friend.”
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‴The circus!′ The policeman laughed. ‘You’re a bit early, sonny. The circus won’t be here till tomorrow.‘”

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