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In a sort of slow flash, Henrietta had her first open view of Paris - watery sky, wet light, light water, frigid, dark-inky buildings, spans of bridges, trees. This open light gash across Paris faded at each end. It was not exactly raining. -- Elisabeth Bowen
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Christophe, with the careful tone of an adult telling a kid not to pet the nice foaming-rabid pooch. -- Lilith Saintcrow
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Dear Artie: "The young fellow has disappeared into a dead end. I think the long-necked bastard planned to wind up in Paris and sent him there but he may also have used the underground railroad. Ask your round-heeled contact. Maybe you can find more than I could. "Roy -- John Pearce
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Pirate Frank. Walks the Plank. -- Dave Horowitz
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In a country like France, so ancient, their history is full of outstanding people, so they carry a heavy weight on their back. Who could write in French after Proust or Flaubert? -- Manuel Puig
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Eighteen years a secret and unaccused prisoner in the Bastille; -- Charles Dickens
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The seventeenth, Desmond! Come along at once; everything's all right. We're going to buy a huge bracelet for my wife, an enormous cigarette-holder for Madame Peloux, and a tiny tie-pin for you -- Colette
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His full name is Matthew Gabriel Philippe Bertrand Sebastien de Clermont. He was also a very good Sebastien, and a passable Gabriel. He hates Bertrand and will not answer to Philippe. -- Deborah Harkness
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[Flaubert] didn't just hate the railway as such; he hated the way it flattered people with the illusion of progress. What was the point of scientific advance without moral advance? The railway would merely permit more people to move about, meet and be stupid together. -- Julian Barnes
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In large Victorian houses with many rooms and heavy doors, the occupants could be mysterious and exciting to one another in a way that those who live in rackety developments can never hope to be. Not even the lust of a Lord Byron could survive the fact of Levittown. -- Gore Vidal
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Julian of Norwich, -- Louise Penny
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The sight of a man hath the force of a Lyon. -- George Herbert
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Jules-Albert could -- Rick Riordan
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Drive him fast to his tomb. This, from Jacques. -- Charles Dickens
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Henri the painter was not French and his name was not Henri. Also he was not really a painter. Henri has so steeped himself in stories of the Left Bank in Paris that he lived there although he had never been there. -- John Steinbeck
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How our old friend [Michelangelo] of the Sistine would have loved to photograph his workers, perched on the fragile planks. Dali was right to say Leonardo only worked from photographs. -- Jean Cocteau
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In order to satisfy this great oneiric function, which makes it not a kind of total monument, the [Eiffel] Tower must escape reason. The first condition of this victorious flight is that the Tower be an utterly useless monument. -- Roland Barthes
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He was a noble man, as well as a nobleman." * "Mannerheim did not grow up among the masses, but in a castle.... he was a cosmopolite in the age of nationalism; an aristocrat in the age of democracy; a conservative in the age of revolutions."t -- William R. Trotter
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The man who walks with Henslow. -- Charles Darwin
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Ah, Houellebecq. I've only read him in English translations so I'm sure I'm not getting the full greatness of his work, but golly, he writes better sex scenes than anyone else alive. -- Chuck Palahniuk
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He was a Frenchman, a melancholy-looking man. His aspect was that of one who has been looking for the leak in a gas pipe with a lighted candle. -- P.g. Wodehouse
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How's Uncle Louis today?" "Who?" "And Aunt Maude? -- Ray Bradbury
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History - a biography of a few stout and earnest persons -- Ralph Waldo Emerson
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He's t-terrifying," she heard Evie breathe, and Lillian glanced at her with sudden amusement.
"He's just a man, dear. I'm sure he orders his servants to help him put his trousers on one leg at a time, like everyone else."

-Evie & Lillian -- Lisa Kleypas
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My dad gave me a present once,' Nico said. 'It was a zombie.'
Reyna stared at him. 'What?'
'His name is Jules-Albert. He's French.'
'A ... French zombie? -- Rick Riordan
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Yol Bolsun" (May there be a road) [Louis L'Amour} -- Louis L'amour
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Paris, the FedEx deliveryman of Pleasure and Fatality. -- Gena Showalter
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The Parisian has his amusements as regularly as his meals, the theatre, music, the dance, a walk in the Tuilleries, a refection in the cafe, to which ladies resort as commonly as the other sex. Perpetual business, perpetual labor, is a thing of which he seems to have no idea. -- William Cullen Bryant
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Sometimes he spent hours together in the great libraries of Paris, those catacombs of departed authors, rummaging among their hoards of dusty and obsolete works in quest of food for his unhealthy appetite. He was, in a manner, a literary ghoul, feeding in the charnel-house of decayed literature. -- Washington Irving
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Actually, Herbert-Miller. But call me Grace. Come in, please. -- Clive Cussler
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Women see through Claude Lorraines. -- Ralph Waldo Emerson
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His own cabinat of cuoriositie -- James Rollins
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Perry Johansson. -- Rick Riordan
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The Frenchman is first and foremost a man. He is likeable often just because of his weaknesses, which are always thoroughly human, even if despicable. -- Henry Miller
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In Flaubert's eyes, that only entirely illiterate and uneducated Frenchmen now stood a chance of being able to think properly: -- Alain De Botton
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What were all the world's alarms To mighty Paris when he found Sleep upon a golden bed That first dawn in Helen's arms? -- William Butler Yeats
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I sailed on the cold air currents above the rooftops of Paris. I could see the river, the Louvre Museum, the gardens and palaces. And a mouse-yum. Hang on, Carter, I thought. not hunting mice. -- Rick Riordan
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The bronze rider of Mnementh, Lord F'lar, will require quarters for himself. I, F'nor, brown rider, prefer to be lodged with the wingmen. We are, in number, twelve. F'lar liked that touch of F'nor's, totting up the wing strength, as if Fax were incapable of counting. -- Anne Mccaffrey
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psychologist Timothy -- Malcolm Gladwell
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A Gustave Courbet portrait of a trout has more death in it than Rubens could get in a whole Crucifixion. -- Robert Hughes
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I have undertaken vengeance. I want Liberty and Equality to reign in Saint-Domingue. I work to bring them into existence. Unite yourselves to us, brothers, and fight with us for the same cause. -- Toussaint Louverture
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Kincaid! Bolshevik Muppet! -- Jim Butcher
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The Frenchman, by nature, is sensuous and sensitive. He has intelligence, which makes him tired of life sooner than other kinds of men. He is not athletic: he sees the futility of the pursuit of fame; the climate at times depresses him. -- Anais Nin
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VI. Hundreds of People VII. Monseigneur in Town VIII. Monseigneur in the Country IX. The Gorgon's Head X. Two Promises XI. A -- Charles Dickens
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Old France, weighed down with history, prostrated by wars and revolutions, endlessly vacillating from greatness to decline, but revived, century after century, by the genius of renewal! -- Charles De Gaulle
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I do believe that his given name is something odd. Peregrine, Penrose- Piers, that's it."
"He sounds like a dock." Lord Sundron put in.
"Mrs. Hutchins called me a light frigate this morning," Linnet said "a dock might be just the thing for me. -- Eloisa James
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He's [Louis Brandais] so suspicious of bigness in government as well as business that he mistrusts even really top-down reforms at the state level. The most inspiring part of his legacy to me is his belief in the imperative and duty of self-education on behalf of citizens. -- Jeffrey Rosen
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His features are strong and masculine, with an Austrian lip and arched nose, his complexion olive, his countenance erect, his body and limbs well proportioned, all his motions graceful, and his deportment majestic. He -- Jonathan Swift
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I'm Volstag and what you see is what you get. He's a bon vivant lover of life epicurean goodfellow. He's a god, which helps. He's full of life. He reminds me very much of Falstaff. There's a wonderful innocence to him and the steadfast loyalty of a big Saint Bernard dog. -- Ray Stevenson
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He spoke that refined French in which our grandparents not only spoke bit thought ... -- Leo Tolstoy
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The course of George St. Leger Grenfell's life was a continuing act of violence against the sanctities of Victorian life, and especially against its inmost essence, the family. And indeed, the large Grenfell family was an overpowering aggregation, even by the ample Victorian standard. -- Stephen Z. Starr
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Edward was now expressing himself on the subject of the French King, drawing upon a vocabulary that a Southwark brothel-keeper might envy. Some of what he was saying was anatomically impossible, much of it was true and all of it envenomed. -- Sharon Kay Penman
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I am the successor, not of Louis XVI, but of Charlemagne. -- Napoleon Bonaparte
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Didier. Anyway, there is a man, a printer, risking his life to make tracts that we can distribute. Maybe if we can get the French to -- Kristin Hannah
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pocket. "Tanner," Nathaniel -- Rachel Hauck
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Frances is a diamond, passed from filthy paw to paw but never diminished. The men who handle her can leave no mark because her worth is far above them. (page 361) -- Ann-Marie Macdonald
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The former King Louis XVI, who, after titles were abolished, was now simply called "Louis Capet" - a mocking reference to his distant ancestor Hugh Capet, who had assumed the throne in the year 987. -- Tom Reiss
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The landlord of colonial days may not have been the greatest man in town, but he was certainly the best-known, often the most popular, and ever the most picturesque and cheerful figure. -- Alice Morse Earle
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If I fall asleep, it is because I am overloaded. I sleep because one hour with Henry contains five years of my life, and one phrase, one caress answers the expectations of a hundred nights. When I hear him laugh, I say, "I have heard Rabelais.". And I swallow his laughter like bread and wine. -- Anais Nin
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There was not a sous-cusinier in Rouen, who could not have told you that Bon-Bon was a man of genius. His very cat knew it, and forebore to whisk her tail in the presence of the man of genius. -- Edgar Allan Poe
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In Town VIII. Monseigneur in the Country IX. The Gorgon's Head X. Two Promises XI. A Companion Picture -- Charles Dickens
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I have been asked whether I wish to nominate a successor, an inheritor, a dauphin or delfino. I have decided to name Christopher Hitchens. -- Gore Vidal
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The modern painter ... is an excellent couturier -- Joris-Karl Huysmans
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But now, I, August Comte, have discovered the truth. Therefore, there is no longer any need for freedom of thought or freedom of the press. I want to rule and to organize the whole country. -- Auguste Comte
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Isn't the most reliable form of pleasure, Flaubert implies, the pleasure of anticipation? Who needs to burst into fulfilment's desolate attic? -- Julian Barnes
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Rosie Germaine Mole. -- Sue Townsend
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The horseman on the pale horse is Pestilence. He follows the wars. -- Ardel Wray
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I hope the artist who illustrates this work will take care to do justice to his portrait. Mr. Clive himself, let that painter be assured, will not be too well pleased if his countenance and figure do not receive proper attention. -- William Makepeace Thackeray
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It seems to be saying perpetually; 'I am the end of the nineteenth century; I am glad they built me of iron; let me rust.' ... It is like a passing fool in a crowd of the University, a buffoon in the hall; for all the things in Paris has made, it alone has neither wits nor soul. -- Hilaire Belloc
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Not only a countess but a nymph of the greenwood, -- Miguel De Cervantes Saavedra
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The greatest of all French critics, and possibly the greatest European critic since Aristotle . -- Charles-Augustin Sainte-Beuve
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Fitz fixes fyces fitz.Fatsafices. -- Robin Hobb
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Who would live in this rank old Paris if it was not for its gardens?" - John Sanderson -- David Mccullough
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Luftmensch - the impractical individual whose imagination has lifted him beyond the world. -- Stephen Eric Bronner
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Laurence was an artist-chap, just that and nothing more, though you might make it sound more important by calling him an animal painter; -- Saki
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George P. A. Healy; I knew no one in France, I was utterly ignorant of the language, I did not know what I should do when once there; but I was not yet one-and-twenty, and I had a great stock of courage, of inexperience - which is sometimes a great help - and a strong desire to be my very best. -- David Mccullough
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Jacob." A whisper of the past. -- Amanda Steele
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You are a soldier. A fighter. And now you must fight. Not for the emperor, not for France ... but for yourself. -- Rachel L. Demeter
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Cezanne is the Christopher Columbus of a new continent of form. -- Clive Bell
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To Monsieur Eiffel the Engineer, the brave builder of so gigantic and original a specimen of modern Engineering from one who has the greatest respect and admiration for all Engineers including the Great Engineer the Bon Dieu. -- Thomas A. Edison
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He is not a man wedded to action, Boleyn, but rather a man who stands by, smirking and stroking his beard; he thinks he looks enigmatic, but instead he looks as if he's pleasuring himself. -- Hilary Mantel
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Every morning upon awakening, I experience a supreme pleasure: that of being Salvador Dali, and I ask myself, wonderstruck, what prodigious thing will he do today, this Salvador Dali. -- Salvador Dali
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The French courage proceeds from vanity -- Lord Byron
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Well, there it is. That's Jeeves. Where others merely smite the brow and clutch the hair, he acts. Napoleon was the same. -- P.g. Wodehouse
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The name of Abraham Lincoln is imperishable. -- Matthew Simpson
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If there was ever a bigger pansy than my father, it was Marcel Proust. -- Alison Bechdel
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He sits in his tomb up top of the Newport hotel. It contains a crunchy armchair, a floppy bed, several arrogant spiders, a mattress with stains the shapes of planets and an existential crisis. But he wouldn't want to sound too French about it. -- Kevin Barry
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Beaujolais is so underrated. -- Gary Vaynerchuk
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Willem Dafoe and I are actually the same person. -- Denis Leary
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Pity that child who was born near Rouen,
His only crime, to arrive deformed. -- E.a. Bucchianeri
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whose work also hangs in numerous museums. -- Nicholas Sparks
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Now, good sir, what are you?
A most poor man made tame to fortune's blows,
Who by the art of known and feeling sorrows
Am pregnant to good pity. -- William Shakespeare
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Voltaire! A name that excites the admiration of men, the malignity of priests. Pronounce that name in the presence of a clergyman, and you will find that you have made a declaration of war. -- Robert Green Ingersoll
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Saint Bo, a man christened with the miraculous ability to gentle horses, nervous women, and one year olds. -- Becky Wade
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I am a person of the 18th century. -- Cecilia Bartoli
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LINCKLAEN, JOHN. (Agent of the Holland Land Company.) Journals of Travels into Pennsylvania, New York and Vermont (1791-1792). Translated from French by Helen Lincklaen Fairchild. With biographical sketch and notes. New York, Putnams: 1897. -- Anonymous
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Long ago, in a burst of friendliness, Aunty and Uncle Jimmy produced a son named Henry ... -- Harper Lee
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He's just a man names Gatsby. -- F Scott Fitzgerald
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When I say to myself 'Bernard,' who comes? -- Virginia Woolf