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The King Quotes

Four of the best book quotes from The King
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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.”
George Macdonald
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The Light Princess and Other Fairy Stories
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The King
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″‘My dear child,’ said the king, “you must be aware by this time that you are not exactly like other people.‘”
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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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“Once upon a time there was a Prince. And this Prince’s dad and mom (the King and Queen) somehow got it into their royal heads that no Princess would be good enough for their boy unless she could feel a pea through one hundred mattresses. So it should come as no surprise that the Prince had a very hard time finding a Princess.”

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