I Collect Quotes From My Favorite Authors

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    Living here in China is wonderful. Then teaching oral English here is just as wonderful. My students all love learning quotes and have many along with idioms. My students think tyey are grat and then turn around to gtive me a quote from a Chinese sourcer. Nice really. I have a...
    honey624 honey624
    56-60, M
    1 Response Apr 13, 2011

    P. G. Wodehouse quote from 'Something Fresh'

    Something Fresh (First published in the UK in 1915 by Methuen; First published as 'Something New' in the USA, 1915, by D. appleton) p. 46-8 Five years before, a nervous breakdown had sent Mr Peters to a New York specialist. The specialist had grown rich on similar cases, and his...
    GoogleyEye GoogleyEye
    36-40, F
    Mar 1, 2011

    Puppy Quote From Chaucer

    Chaucer's not a favorite author of mine, but there is this one quote I love (from The Book of the Duchess, circa 1370 AD), because it amazingly transcends the language gap. Once you know that it's about a puppy, you hardly need to know anything about Chaucerian English, in my...
    GoogleyEye GoogleyEye
    36-40, F
    Mar 1, 2011

    P. G. Wodehouse (again)

    from Mr Mulliner Speaking (Arrow, London : 2008. First published in 1933 by Herbert Jenkins Ltd) p.74 To the more meditative type of cat there comes at irregular intervals a strange, dreamy urge to stand on its hind legs and sharpen its claws on the nearest perpendicular object...
    GoogleyEye GoogleyEye
    36-40, F
    1 Response Mar 1, 2011
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