Wilkie Collins Quotes

Wilkie Collins Quotes: I have heard, as everybody else has, of a spirit's haunting a house ; but I have had my own personal experience of a house's haunting a spirit.
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Wilkie Collins Quote: The horrid mystery hanging over us in this house gets into my head like liquor, and makes me wild.
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Quotes about Wilkie Collins: I haven't much time to be fond of anything . . . But when I have a moment's fondness to bestow, most times . . . the roses get it.
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Quote about Wilkie Collins: We had our breakfasts--whatever happens in a house, robbery or murder, it doesn't matter, you must have your breakfast.
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Wilkie Collins Sayings: I haven't much time to be fond of anything ... but when I have a moment's fondness to bestow, most times ... the roses get it. I began my life among them in my father's nursery garden, and I shall end my life among them, if I can. Yes. One of these days (please God) I shall retire from catching thieves, and try my hand at growing roses.
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Wilkie Collins Saying: I say what other people only think, and when all the rest of the world is in a conspiracy to accept the mask for the true face, mine is the rash hand that tears off the plump pasteboard and shows the bare bones beneath.
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Sayings about Wilkie Collins: She looked so irresistibly beautiful as she said those brave words that no man alive could have steel his heart against her.
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Saying about Wilkie Collins: The woman who first gives life, light, and form to our shadowy conceptions of beauty, fills a void in our spiritual nature that has remained unknown to us till she appeared.
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Wilkie Collins Quotes: I have noticed that the Christianity of a certain class of respectable people begins when they open their prayer-books at eleven o'clock on Sunday morning, and ends when they shut them up again at one o'clock on Sunday afternoon. Nothing so astonishes and insults Christians of this sort as reminding them of their Christianity on a week-day.
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