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queens Quotes

Nine of the best book quotes about queens
  1. #1
    “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.”
  2. #2
    “When it comes to swords, a queen is only a woman after all.”
  3. #3
    “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?”
  4. #4
    “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.”
  5. #5
    “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.”
  6. #6
    “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.”
  7. #7
    “Lavender’s blue,
    Rosemary’s green,
    When you are king,
    I shall be queen”
  8. #8
    “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.”
  9. #9
    “Remember this when you are queen,” he whispered hoarsely. “I moved the earth and the water for you.”