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The Wolves of Willoughby Chase Quotes

Seven of the best book quotes from The Wolves of Willoughby Chase
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″‘Oh, thank you indeed, sir,’ said the man with heartfelt gratitude. ‘Bless your noble heart!‘”
Joan Aiken
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The Wolves of Willoughby Chase
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Sir Willoughby
the stationmaster
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gratitude
blessings
thank you
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″‘I was looking for my cousin Sylvia, who is arriving this evening.’ ‘I am aware of the fact,’ Miss Slighcarp replied coldly, ‘but that does not excuse bad manners. Where, pray, is your curtsy?‘”
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“Girls will be girls, Miss Slighcarp, and you must allow something for the natural high spirits and excitement attendant on your own arrival and the expected one of her cousin.”
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“She picked up a jug of warm water which a housemaid had just brought, and dashed it full in the face of her new instructress. Miss Slighcarp reeled under the impact- her bonnet came off; so did her gray hair, which, apparently, was a wig, leaving her bald, dripping, and livid with rage.”
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“Reckless, foolish indulgence.”
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“The thought of the old lady, carefully preparing for her solitary slumbers, was too much for Sylvia, and tears began to run silently down her cheeks...”
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“At length she brought out from concealment under her mantle her most treasured possession, and held it lovingly in her arms. This was a doll named Annabelle, made of wood, not much larger than a candle, and plainly dressed, but extremely dear to Sylvia.”

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