Finish the Quote - Take Two

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Re: Finish the Quote - Take Two

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Beans are sent! B)

May starts out with

"Everyone talks about ..."
from The Four Agreements by Don Miguel Ruiz

Continuing with
" ... using an edible hedge as a wind-break to shelter your vegetables ... "
from The Complete Guide to Survival Gardening by C. B. Coulter

Ending up with
Everyone talks about using an edible hedge as a wind-break to shelter your vegetables.
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Re: Finish the Quote - Take Two

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First quote:
"Everyone talks about ..."
-The Four Agreements, Don Miguel Ruiz

Adding:
"...seeking one main thing: people whose eyes, when they see us, light up with delight."
-Notes From Your Therapist, Allyson Dinneen

We get:
"Everyone talks about seeking one main thing: people whose eyes, when they see us, light up with delight."
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Re: Finish the Quote - Take Two

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Starting with:
"Everyone talks about ..."
- From "The Four Agreements" by Don Miguel Ruiz

Adding:
"...how to save the honour of the Queen and our own lives out of this devilish city."
- From "The Chronicles of Narnia: The Horse and His Boy" by C. S. Lewis

Ending up with:
"Everyone talks about how to save the honour of the Queen and our own lives out of this devilish city."
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Re: Finish the Quote - Take Two

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Starting with:
"Everyone talks about ..."

Adding:
"how Livira hadn’t so much disdained the library’s rules as wholly failed to acknowledge their existence.”
From: The Book That Broke The World by Mark Lawrence

Ending up with:
"Everyone talks about how Livira hadn’t so much disdained the library’s rules as wholly failed to acknowledge their existence.”
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Re: Finish the Quote - Take Two

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New Quote: “…what you're saying, and your comments are valuable, but I'm gonna ignore your advice.” — Roald Dahl, Fantastic Mr. Fox

Completed Quote:
Everyone talks about what you're saying, and your comments are valuable, but I'm gonna ignore your advice.
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Re: Finish the Quote - Take Two

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The chosen quote:
" ... the kind of man who breaks biscuits in two and saves the other half for later."
from Chocolat by Joanne Harris

Complete new quote:
Everyone talks about the kind of man who breaks biscuits in two and saves the other half for later.
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Re: Finish the Quote - Take Two

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Beans have been sent. ^_^

May continues (a bit early because my ISP is acting up and I figured I better post NOW while I can instead of on, say, Monday or Wednesday of next week) with

"It will keep you safe from ..."
from Shatter Me by Tahereh Mafi

Continuing with
"... the thrilling sports of racing and hunting."
from The Royal Horse of Europe - The Story of the Andalusian and Luisitano by Slyvia Loch

Ending up with

It will keep you safe from the thrilling sports of racing and hunting.
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Re: Finish the Quote - Take Two

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First quote:
"It will keep you safe from ..."
-Shatter Me, Tahereh Mafi

Adding:
"...deranged postal workers who come to work once too often."
-False Allegations, Andrew Vachss

We get:
"It will keep you safe from deranged postal workers who come to work once too often."
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Re: Finish the Quote - Take Two

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Starting with:
"It will keep you safe from ..."
- From "Shatter Me" by Tahereh Mafi

Adding:
"...being drowned in the river."
- From "The Chronicles of Narnia: The Silver Chair" by C. S. Lewis

Ending up with:
"It will keep you safe from being drowned in the river."
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Re: Finish the Quote - Take Two

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Beans are sent. :)

Our next May entry for 'Finish the Quote' is:

"It is well to be prepared with ..."
from Bee Prepared with Honey by Arthur W. Andersen

Continuing with
" ... enough time to run ..."
from Coraline by Neil Gaiman

Ending up with

It is well to be prepared with enough time to run.
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Re: Finish the Quote - Take Two

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Starting with:
"It is well to be prepared with ..."
- From "Bee Prepared with Honey" by Arthur W. Andersen

Adding:
"...people, as the survivors of the battle came out on to the front steps, to face their vanquishers, and see the truth of Harry’s death for themselves."
- From "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows" by J. K. Rowling

Ending up with:
"It is well to be prepared with people, as the survivors of the battle came out on to the front steps, to face their vanquishers, and see the truth of Harry’s death for themselves."
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Re: Finish the Quote - Take Two

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First quote:
"It is well to be prepared with ..."
-Bee Prepared with Honey, Arthur W. Andersen

Adding:
"...a particular weapon, or anything else, for that matter."
-The Book of Five Rings, Miyamoto Musashi

We get:
"It is well to be prepared with a particular weapon, or anything else, for that matter."
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Beans have been sent. :ph34r:

May's last 'Finish the Quote' offering contains quoted material from two books of one of my favorite authors:

"It did not take her very long to ..."
from Thunder on the Right by Mary Stewart

Continuing with
" ... run Menecrates to earth in the garden of the police station ...."
from This Rough Magic by Mary Stewart

Ending up with

It did not take her very long to run Menecrates to earth in the garden of the police station.
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Re: Finish the Quote - Take Two

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Starting with:
"It did not take her very long to ..."
- From "Thunder on the Right" by Mary Stewart

Adding:
"... have a really good time for once and to laugh so hard it hurts."
- From "The Diary of a Young Girl" by Anne Frank

Ending up with:
"It did not take her very long to have a really good time for once and to laugh so hard it hurts."
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First quote:
"It did not take her very long to ..."
-Thunder on the Right, Mary Stewart

Adding:
"...give you the memory of a rainbow."
-The Giver, Lois Lowry

We get:
"It did not take her very long to give you the memory of a rainbow."
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Re: Finish the Quote - Take Two

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New Quote: “…see, faith doesn’t have to make sense. If it did, it wouldn’t be faith, it would be logic.” — Scott Meyer, Off to Be the Wizard

Completed Quote:
It did not take her very long to see, faith doesn’t have to make sense. If it did, it wouldn’t be faith, it would be logic.
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Start with:
"It did not take her very long to ..."

Adding:
"feel the fear, to understand what it was like in those dark and deadly days."
From: The Book of Stolen Dreams by David Farr

Ending with:
"It did not take her very long to feel the fear, to understand what it was like in those dark and deadly days."
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Beans have been sent. B)

June's 'Finish the Quote' starts out with a classic ...

"Mr. and Mrs. Dursley of Number Four, Privet Drive, were proud to say that they ..."
from Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone by J. K. Rowling

Continuing with
" ... should therefore be treated with great caution."
from Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone by J. K. Rowling

Ending up with

Mr. and Mrs. Dursley of Number Four, Privet Drive, were proud to say that they should therefore be treated with great caution.
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Re: Finish the Quote - Take Two

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Starting with:
"Mr. and Mrs. Dursley of Number Four, Privet Drive, were proud to say that they ..."
- From "Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone" by J. K. Rowling

Adding:
"...were no longer studying Potions, but both bought large boxes of owl nuts for Hedwig and Pigwidgeon at Eeylops Owl Emporium."
- From "Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince" by J. K. Rowling

Ending up with:
"Mr. and Mrs. Dursley of Number Four, Privet Drive, were proud to say that they were no longer studying Potions, but both bought large boxes of owl nuts for Hedwig and Pigwidgeon at Eeylops Owl Emporium."
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Re: Finish the Quote - Take Two

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First quote:
"Mr. and Mrs. Dursley of Number Four, Privet Drive, were proud to say that they ..."
-Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone, J. K. Rowling

Adding:
"...are perfectly capable of evil all by themselves."
-The Mephisto Club, Tess Gerritsen

We get:
"Mr. and Mrs. Dursley of Number Four, Privet Drive, were proud to say that they are perfectly capable of evil all by themselves."
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