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The Hounds of the Morrigan Quotes

Nine of the best book quotes from The Hounds of the Morrigan
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“The sky changed to a strange green colour. There was a curious mesmerizing atmosphere as the green light filled the pools of the brown bog away at a little distance to his right. Something nudged at the borders of his mind and for a little while, he was puzzled. Then he realized that his surroundings held a definite element of menace. ‘It’s not the students,’ he said suddenly and loudly. ‘It’s magic.‘”
Pat O'Shea
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The Hounds of the Morrigan
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Patrick Joseph
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magic
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“They had blown on the signpost and set it spinning so that when it stopped it pointed in wrong directions. They had sent their servants to trick him into a false sense of safety. The trick had failed.”
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“He gripped it and the sky began to spin; and Pidge knew that if he didn’t put it right, the country would somehow obey the signpost and twist around and that, even though he was directly headed for Shancreg and home, he would end up in Kyledove.”
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“All that will burn in that back room is for burning, but we don’t want that burned, do we? You would save it from the fire?”
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″...he had the illusion that one nun was turning a cartwheel and another was trying to stand on her head. He pulled up, got off his bike and really looked back. Disappointingly, all was normal. ‘I could have sworn I saw it,’ he said.”
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“Bad work and not many knowing it; quiet as water under the ground. You be careful, young mortal sir, as there’s more than one kind of angling and you could be sniggled in a flash! There’s lures and lures. That’s my message!”
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“This road has been awarded the very safe road prize in the all-Ireland competition for very safe roads. Any boy can cycle on it with his eyes shut. Try it today.”
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“Now that he was safe, he wanted to reach out and grasp hold of everything that was familiar and trusted.”
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“The light appeared to have the power to hold him and draw him into a perilous other world; it was so compelling. To his horror, he found that he was unable to resist.”

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