"The Courtship of Mr Lyon" quotes

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The road...
"The road is white and unmarked"
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Miss Lamb...
"Miss Lamb, spotless, sacrificial"
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A young girl...
"A young girl who looked as if she had been carved out of a single pearl"
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Claws pierced...
"Claws pierced the sheepskin as he shook him like an angry child shakes a doll"
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She could not...
"She could not bring herself to touch him of her own free will"
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Yet she stayed...
"Yet she stayed, and smiled, because her father wanted her to do so"
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There was...
"There was an air of exhaustion, of despair in the house"
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The voice...
"The voice that seemed to issue from a cave full of echoes, his dark, soft rumbling growl"
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And not even...
"And not even enough money left over to buy his beauty; his girl-chilf, his pet, the one white rose she wanted"
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Don't die...
"Don't die, Beast! If you'll have me, I'll never leave you!"
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The Beast...
"The Beast, in the diffuse, rumbling purr with which he conversed, suggested, with a hint of shyness, or fear of rehearsal, that she should stay here"
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And himself...
"And himself she did not see all day, as if, curious reversal, she frightened him"
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A lion is...
"A lion is a lion and a man is a man"
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All the natural laws...
"All the natural laws of the world were suspended here"
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Because he loved...
"Because he loved his daughter, Beauty's father stole the rose"
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The flowers...
"The flowers in the glass jars were dead"
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Absolute sweetness...
"Absolute sweetness and absolute gravity"
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Head of...
"Head of a lion; mane and mighty paws of a lion"
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"Miss Lamb, spotless, sacrificial"

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Miss Lamb...

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"A young girl who looked as if she had been carved out of a single pearl"

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Card 4

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"Claws pierced the sheepskin as he shook him like an angry child shakes a doll"

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Card 5

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"She could not bring herself to touch him of her own free will"

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