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Re: Finish the Quote

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New Quote: “Stories are like children. They grow in their own way.” — Madeleine L'Engle, A Swiftly Tilting Planet

Completed Quote:
It is a truth universally acknowledged that stories are like children. They grow in their own way.
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so don't ever be afraid.
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It is a truth universally acknowledged that....

Finished with -
"Night is happening."
from Neverwhere by Neil Gaiman

Turning into:
It is a truth universally acknowledged that Night is happening.
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You will not find love where you wish or where you hope.
The Blood of Olympus by Rick Riordan

Completed quote:
It is a truth universally acknowledged that you will not find love where you wish or where you hope.
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Re: Finish the Quote

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This weeks starter quote is from The Wind in the Willows by Kenneth Graham
Believe me, my young friend, there is nothing—absolute nothing—half so much worth doing as...
For example, if I finished with a quote from Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows:
...hunting down Voldemort in a mobile library.
It would become:
Believe me, my young friend, there is nothing—absolute nothing—half so much worth doing as hunting down Voldemort in a mobile library.
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"Believe me, my young friend, there is nothing—absolute nothing—half so much worth doing as..."

Add .....
"going to a vampire ball"
from Unappreciated Gifts by Patricia Briggs

Ending with:
Believe me, my young friend, there is nothing—absolute nothing—half so much worth doing as going to a vampire ball.
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New Quote: “...the hard-packed dirt of the midway, after the glaring lights are out and the people have gone home to bed, you will find a veritable treasure of popcorn fragments, frozen custard dribblings, candied apples abandoned by tired children, sugar fluff crystals, salted almonds, popsicles, partially gnawed ice cream cones, and the wooden sticks of lollypops.” — E.B. White, Charlotte's Web

Completed Quote:
Believe me, my young friend, there is nothing—absolute nothing—half so much worth doing as the hard-packed dirt of the midway, after the glaring lights are out and the people have gone home to bed, you will find a veritable treasure of popcorn fragments, frozen custard dribblings, candied apples abandoned by tired children, sugar fluff crystals, salted almonds, popsicles, partially gnawed ice cream cones, and the wooden sticks of lollypops.
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"—I have watched you grow and I've stood in your shadow,
I've never walked away. I hung the stars and I hold your heart,
so don't ever be afraid.
"
Prof. Will Lestrange
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Re: Finish the Quote

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continually stating and repeating the very very obvious. (from The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy by Douglas Adams)

Completed:
Believe me, my young friend, there is nothing—absolute nothing—half so much worth doing as continually stating and repeating the very very obvious.
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Believe me, my young friend, there is nothing—absolute nothing—half so much worth doing as...
New Quote: "calling me by my second name and not my first"
From: Sister by Rosamund Lupton

Finished quote: "Believe me, my young friend, there is nothing—absolute nothing—half so much worth doing as...calling me by my second name and not my first."
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Re: Finish the Quote

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This weeks starter quote is from If Only They Could Talk by James Herriot
He devoted a considerable amount of his acute intelligence to the cause of...
Were I to finish it with a quote from A Bear called Paddington by Michael Bond:
...a small, furry object in the shadows.
It would become
he devoted a considerable amount of his acute intelligence to the cause of a small, furry object in the shadows.
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New Quote: “Rules of Magic: Do as you will, but harm no one. What you give will be returned to you threefold. Fall in love whenever you can.” — Alice Hoffman, The Rules of Magic

Completed Quote:
He devoted a considerable amount of his acute intelligence to the cause of Rules of Magic: Do as you will, but harm no one. What you give will be returned to you threefold. Fall in love whenever you can.
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"—I have watched you grow and I've stood in your shadow,
I've never walked away. I hung the stars and I hold your heart,
so don't ever be afraid.
"
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Re: Finish the Quote

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He devoted a considerable amount of his acute intelligence to the cause of...
New Quote:
"..trust and a little bit of pixie dust"
From: Peter Pan by J.M. Barrie

Finished Quote:
"He devoted a considerable amount of his acute intelligence to the cause of trust and a little bit of pixie dust"
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He devoted a considerable amount of his acute intelligence to the cause of...
"a small private school."
from Nine Coaches Waiting by Mary Stewart

New sentence -
He devoted a considerable amount of his acute intelligence to the cause of a small private school.
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The last starter quote for October is from The Wee Free Men by Terry Pratchett
With little clicks and flapping noises...
Finished with a quote from The Worst Witch by Jill Murphy...
the girls marched up in single file to receive their kittens.
It becomes
With little clicks and flapping noises, the girls marched up in single file to receive their kittens.
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New Quote: “The cyclone had set the house down gently, very gently —for a cyclone— in the midst of a country of marvelous beauty.” — L. Frank Baum, The Wonderful Wizard of Oz

Completed Quote:
With little clicks and flapping noises the cyclone had set the house down gently, very gently —for a cyclone— in the midst of a country of marvelous beauty.
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"—I have watched you grow and I've stood in your shadow,
I've never walked away. I hung the stars and I hold your heart,
so don't ever be afraid.
"
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Re: Finish the Quote

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With little clicks and flapping noises
"they were moving into the villainous fog and on to the bridge."
from Raising Steam by Terry Pratchett

New sentence -
With little clicks and flapping noises, they were moving into the villainous fog and on to the bridge.
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With little clicks and flapping noises
New Quote:
"The whole globe where I lay seemed to be full of flame."
From: The Crystal Cave by Mary Stewart

New Quote:
"With little clicks and flapping noises, the whole globe where I lay seemed to be full of flame."
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Re: Finish the Quote

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The ceiling opened above them, showering them with iron orbs the size of cantaloupes.
The Hidden Oracle by Rick Riordan

Finished quote:
With little clicks and flapping noises, the ceiling opened above them, showering them with iron orbs the size of cantaloupes.
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Re: Finish the Quote

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shiver It's getting cold out there!
November starts out with this ....
Slowly the great creature turned around so that the shadow was behind them, ...
from A Wrinkle in Time by Madeleine L'Engle

finishing with
and a flutter of night-black resolved itself into a man-shape.
from The Graveyard Book by Neil Gaiman

So it becomes -
Slowly the great creature turned around so that the shadow was behind them, and a flutter of night-black resolved itself into a man-shape.

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Re: Finish the Quote

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Slowly the great creature turned around so that the shadow was behind them
" and his old friend stared at him in amused disgust."
From: The Girl in the Clockwork Collar by Kady Cross

New Quote:
"Slowly the great creature turned around so that the shadow was behind them and his old friend stared at him in amused disgust."
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Re: Finish the Quote

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New Quote: “Now, suddenly, she wasn’t afraid anymore, because there was nothing to be afraid of. Now nothing could upset her because the thing that mattered most had been upset. None of us ever saw her weep again.”— Frank B. Gilbreth Jr. & Ernestine Gilbreth Carey, Cheaper by the Dozen

Completed Quote:
Slowly the great creature turned around so that the shadow was behind them, now, suddenly, she wasn’t afraid anymore, because there was nothing to be afraid of. Now nothing could upset her because the thing that mattered most had been upset. None of us ever saw her weep again.
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"—I have watched you grow and I've stood in your shadow,
I've never walked away. I hung the stars and I hold your heart,
so don't ever be afraid.
"
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