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queens Quotes

19 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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beauty
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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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“Shhh! Quiet...Drac, the Warrior Queen of Tirnol Two, is in terrible danger. She is fearless, as fast as the whirlwind, as wise as the White Wizard...”
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“Ah, now that would be greedy of me, wouldn’t it? All things considered, though, I’d be heartily embarrassed if Sebell- my Journeyman is to have possession of the other egg- secured a queen instead.”
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“The little queen all golden, Flew hissing at the sea. To keep it back, To turn it back She flew forth bravely.”
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″ ‘Because everyone talks about how kind you are, and they praise everything you do,’ Manyara replied. ‘I’m certain that Father loves you best. But when I am queen, everyone will know that our silly kindness is only weakness.’ ”
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″ ‘Someday, Nyasha, I will be queen, and you will be a servant in my household.’ ‘If that should come to pass,’ Nyasha responded, ‘I will be pleased to serve you. But why do you say such things? You are clever and strong and beautiful. Why are you so unhappy?’ ”
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“Mufaro proclaimed to all who would hear him that he was the happiest father in all the land, for he was blessed with two beautiful and worthy daughters- Nyasha, the queen; and Manyara, a servant in the queen’s household.”
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“Day by day the prince grew fonder and fonder of her; but he loved her as he would have loved a good child, and had no thought of making her his queen.”
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″ ‘You know,’ she says to me, kind of quiet. ‘You are not just a giraffe. You’re Geraldine. You dance like crazy. You pretend so well, one time I thought you were the Queen of England.’ ”
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“Rock-a-bye baby, thy cradle is green; Father’s a nobleman, Mother’s a queen. And Betty’s a lady, And wears a gold ring; And Johnny’s a drummer, And drums for the king.”
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“Draw a pail of water; For my lady’s daughter; My father’s a king, and my mother’s a queen, My two little sisters are dressed in green, Stamping grass and parsley; Marigold leaves and daisies.”

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