Miranda Quotes

14 of the best book quotes from Miranda
“How features are abroad I am skilless of, but, by my modesty, The jewel in my dower, I would not wish Any companion in the world but you, Nor can imagination form a shape Besides yourself to like of.”
“You taught me language, and my profit on ’t Is I know how to curse. The red plague rid you For learning me your language! ”
“Your tale, sir, would cure deafness.”
“If by your art, my dearest father, you have Put the wild waters in this roar, allay them.”
“Good wombs have borne bad sons.”
“O wonder! How many goodly creatures are there here! How beauteous mankind is! O brave new world That has such people in ’t!”
“All thy vexations Were by my trials of thy love, and thou Hast strangely stood the test. Here, afore heaven, I ratify this my rich gift. ”
“O, I have suffered With those that I saw suffer.”
“If I had power I would sink the sea beneath the earth, rather than the good ship should be destroyed with all the precious souls within her.”
“There is ten-year-old Miranda “Randy” who loves to dance and paint; and thoughtful Oliver, who is six.”
“Miranda was a good singer, too, and often sang in the nighttime of these happy days. She lived with a little girl named Claudia, who was seven. Claudia had had Miranda since she was a tiny kitten and had watched her grow..”
The story of Miranda and Daniel are one that many children today, more so than ever, have to deal with because of the divorce of their parents. What made this story so special was the writing was so real.
The children bounce to and from their volatile mother, Miranda, and their out-of-work actor father, Daniel.
Then Miranda advertises for a cleaning lady who will look after and mind the children after work - and Daniel gets the job, disguised as Madame Doubtfire.
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