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  • Meg shared from The Dwarves by Markus Heitz
    Desirous of life, the deities fashioned themselves. Vraccas the Smith was forged from fire, rock, and steel. Palandiell the Bountiful rose from the earth. The winds gave birth to Samusin the Rash. Elria the Helpful, creator and destroyer, emerged from the water. And darkness fused with light in Tion the Two-Faced. Such are the five deities, the…
  • Meg shared from Never Fall Down: A Novel by Patricia McCormick
    “Be like the grass. Bend low, bend low, then bend lower. The wind blow one way, you bow that way. It blow the other way, you do, too. That is the way to survive.”
  • Meg shared from Jane Austen's Guide to Good Manners by Josephine Ross
    Outside the realm of titles, the use of names is by no means complicated — but is liable to admit of many 'Blunders'. The essential rules to bear in mind are these: The eldest daughter in a family is simply 'Miss X', using her surname only. Any sisters are 'Miss (then the Christian name) X'. Thus, in Pride and Prejudice, the heroine's elder sister is Miss Bennet, while she is Miss Elizabeth Bennet, and her sisters Miss Mary, Miss Kitty and Miss Lydia. It is, by this token, incorrect to speak of the Authoress as 'Miss Austen'; that title belongs to her sister Cassandra, the first-born. She is...
    Note: Neat! I always wondered about that.
  • Meg shared from Jane Austen's Guide to Good Manners by Josephine Ross
    'I dearly love a laugh', declares Elizabeth Bennet (perhaps the Authoress's own best-loved heroine) in Pride and Prejudice, yet, she adds, more seriously, 'I hope I never ridicule what is wise or good'.
  • Meg shared from Jane Austen's Guide to Good Manners by Josephine Ross
    'I dearly love a laugh', declares Elizabeth Bennet (perhaps the Authoress's own best-loved heroine) in Pride and Prejudice, yet, she adds, more seriously, 'I hope I never ridicule what is wise or good'.
  • Meg shared from Jane Austen's Guide to Good Manners by Josephine Ross
    The codes of behaviour which govern daily life should not be confused with mere formalities. They are based on solid principles of courtesy, propriety and, most of all, regard for the feelings of others.
  • Meg shared from Llama Llama Red Pajama by Anna Dewdney
    Note: So sweet!
  • Meg shared from Blood Red Road (Dust Lands) by Moira Young
    Friends don’t owe, she says. Friends don’t repay.
  • Meg shared from Chicken Soup for the Soul: Raising Kids on the Spectrum: 101 Inspirational Stories for Parents of Children with Autism and Asperger's by Dr. Rebecca Landa, Mary Beth Marsden
    It’s nice to be important, but it’s more important to be nice.
  • Meg shared from Chicken Soup for the Soul: Raising Kids on the Spectrum: 101 Inspirational Stories for Parents of Children with Autism and Asperger's by Dr. Rebecca Landa, Mary Beth Marsden
    Three things in human life are important. The first is to be kind. The second is to be kind. And the third is to be kind. ~Henry James

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