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queens Quotes

Nine of the best book quotes about queens
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“He called them privately after the Kings and Queens of England; Cam the Wicked, James the Ruthless, Andrew the Just, Prue the Fair—for Prue would have beauty, he thought, how could she help it?—and Andrew brains.”
Virginia Woolf
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To the Lighthouse
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James Ramsay
Cam Ramsay
William Bankes
Andrew Ramsay
Prue Ramsay
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wickedness
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“When it comes to swords, a queen is only a woman after all.”
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“He could not tell whether the queen meant light-haired or light-heired; for why might she not aspirate her vowels when she was ex-asperated herself?”
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“Duplicity of any sort is exceedingly objectionable between married people of any rank, not to say kings and queens; and the most objectionable form duplicity can assume is that of punning.”
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“I’ll find a day to massacre them all, And raze their faction and their family, The cruel father and his traitorous sons, To whom I sued for my dear son’s life; And make them know what ‘tis to let a queen Kneel in the streets and beg for grace in vain.”
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“All the queens of my acquaintance have children, some three, some seven, and some as many as twelve; and my queen has not one. I feel ill-used.”
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“Lavender’s blue, Rosemary’s green, When you are king, I shall be queen”
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“It’s really splendid to imagine you are a queen. You have all the fun of it without any of the inconveniences and you can stop being queen whenever you want to, which you couldn’t in real life.”
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“Remember this when you are queen,” he whispered hoarsely. “I moved the earth and the water for you.”

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