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Agatha Christie

    b1038168832has quoted9 months ago
    People do brood over bygone wrongs sometimes.
    Eudora Chuahhas quoted2 years ago
    “I apologize for my language! Most unladylike, and all that, but, oh, Lord, there’s reason enough for it! Do you know I’ve lost my only sister?”

    “Really?” I said politely. “How unfortunate.”

    “He disapproves!” remarked the lady. “He disapproves utterly—of me, and my sister—which last is unfair, because he hasn’t seen her!”
    Eudora Chuahhas quoted2 years ago
    “Say you’re sorry about my sister—”

    “I am desolated!”

    “That’s a good boy!”

    “Let me finish. I was going to add that, although I am desolated, I can manage to put up with her absence very well.” I made a little bow.
    Eudora Chuahhas quoted2 years ago
    “Well, we have. Tell me something about yourself.”

    “I’m an actress. No—not the kind you’re thinking of. I’ve been on the boards since I was a kid of six—tumbling.”

    “I beg your pardon,” I said, puzzled.

    “Haven’t you ever seen child acrobats?”

    “Oh, I understand!”

    “I’m American born, but I’ve spent most of my life in England. We’ve got a new show now—”

    “We?”

    “My sister and I. Sort of song and dance, and a bit of patter, and a dash of the old business thrown in. It’s quite a new idea, and it hits them every time.
    Дарья Солоповаhas quotedlast year
    that he was going to apostrophize it, to declare aloud his de‍
    Дарья Солоповаhas quotedlast year
    mall passage branched off.

    “The servants’ quarters,” explained Bex.
    Дарья Солоповаhas quotedlast year
    gilded with the brush of Romance.
    The Ene.has quoted2 years ago
    Your idea of a woman is someone who gets on a chair and shrieks if she sees a mouse. That’s all prehistoric.
    The Ene.has quoted2 years ago
    “Think, my friend,” said Poirot’s voice encouragingly. “Arrange your ideas. Be methodical. Be orderly. There is the secret of success.”
    The Ene.has quoted2 years ago
    If you are doubly burdened, first by acute shyness, and secondly by only seeing the right thing to do or say twenty-four hours later, what can you do? Only write about quick-witted men and resourceful girls, whose reactions are like greased lightning!
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