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  • She said something and then rode ahead.
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  • "It's wonderful!" said Dorothy.
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  • "Good night," he said cheerfully.
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  • You would have said that was crazy.
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  • "Later," he said with a grin that summoned the dimple below one eye.
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  • Alex said nothing, his stoic features giving no suggestion of what was on his mind.
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  • There, I said it.
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  • "Can one be calm in times like these if one has any feeling?" said Anna Pavlovna.
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  • By this time the party had reached a freshly plowed field, and the Prince said to Dorothy:
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  • At other times, in the midst of a paragraph I was writing, I said to myself, "Suppose it should be found that all this was written by some one long ago!"
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  • But to confine myself to those who are said to be in moderate circumstances.
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  • "I can't help it," said the prince.
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  • "All right," said the horse; "I'll do it."
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  • "Hello, Abraham!" said Mr. Hardin.
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  • "Before," she said, knowing her face must be red.
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  • "Do you remember those birds?" said Mr. Speed.
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  • "I only said that it would be more to the purpose to make sacrifices when we know what is needed!" said he, trying to be heard above the other voices.
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  • "Tell me, Carmen," Mary said as she dried a dish.
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  • "I've got to go wash my hands and shuck this coat," she said.
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  • "I won't talk about it any more," she said cheerfully.
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  • "I prefer," he said with a smile.
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  • "Mostly Arabian," he said, shifting his attention to Carmen.
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  • "I'm sorry," she said.
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  • "Now I will fix your hair," Felipa said.
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  • "I'm sorry," Alex said gently.
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  • "Yes. Uncle Bill Hugson married your Uncle Henry's wife's sister; so we must be second cousins," said the boy, in an amused tone.
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  • "If the Wizard was here," said one of the piglets, sobbing bitterly, "he would not see us suffer so."
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  • I searched in the washings for a diamond and found it myself--the only true diamond, they said, that was ever found in the United States.
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  • Well, there I might live, I said; and there I did live, for an hour, a summer and a winter life; saw how I could let the years run off, buffet the winter through, and see the spring come in.
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  • Glinka, the editor of the Russian Messenger, who was recognized (cries of "author! author!" were heard in the crowd), said that "hell must be repulsed by hell," and that he had seen a child smiling at lightning flashes and thunderclaps, but "we will not be that child."
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  • "It's not a big deal," Carmen said, and launched into another subject.
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  • Alex had directed the little he said to her only.
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  • "Not for me," Carmen said instantly, and then blushed.
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  • "It's beautiful," she said breathlessly.
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  • "I don't know why you didn't just undress me when you put me in bed," she said.
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  • They said she'd be sleepy because of the medicine, so I'll try to sleep while she is asleep.
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  • "I'm sorry," she said instantly.
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  • I sure wish I had said something to you earlier, Sherlock.
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  • "I'm tired of slipping around this way," he said.
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  • Even Rachel said so.
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  • "This." she said, slinging the ring in the dust at his feet.
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  • "Well I haven't," Adrienne said.
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  • "Thank you for your time," Adrienne said as she stood and shook Miss Clara's hand.
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  • He never even said goodbye.
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  • You said you had a job.
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  • When she signed on, she said none of us have to do her work.
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  • "Come on, boy," she said to the bay as she turned to the wagon.
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  • "I thought I recognized you that first day," she said, "but I couldn't place you.
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  • So, why hadn't he said something?
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  • "Well, you found me," she said coldly.
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  • Yet his silence said volumes.
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  • "Those were the first words I ever said," called out the horse, who had overheard them, "and I can't explain why I happened to speak then.
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  • "Then I'll try to catch you some," said he.
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  • "Good morning, children!" said the minister; and he kindly shook hands with both.
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  • "It isn't the seating arrangements that bother me," he said.
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  • "Well, you did tell him you would come down," she said.
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  • "I wasn't thinking," she said.
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  • "I like this," he said, zipping it up.
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  • "I'm sorry I didn't get up earlier," Carmen said.
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  • "I have been so excited since father said you were coming!" she said to Alex, but her eyes included Carmen.
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  • Ohhh! she said, hugging Destiny.
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  • "Alex tells me you have some nice horses on your ranch," Carmen said to Señor Medena.
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  • "Carmen," Señor Medena said.
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  • "Jonathan is in there," he said, unbuttoning his shirt.
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  • "Not for them." he said, and turned to the bathroom.
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  • "That's nice," Alex said quietly, focusing on his plate.
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  • "I guess," he finally said.
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  • "Carmen," Alex said softly.
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  • "I'm sorry," she said, reaching for his arm.
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  • "Yeah!" she said excitedly when he lowered her to sit on his arm.
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  • "So, shut the door," he said, his voice strained, and drew her into his arms, seeking her lips again in a hungry way.
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  • "I know," he said with a sigh, running fingers through his hair.
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  • The last time he made a business trip to Columbia, he had said they needed the money.
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  • No wonder Alex hadn't said anything about it.
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  • "Basically, that I require a lot of attention," Carmen said.
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  • "I was raised poor," Carmen said.
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  • Jonathan said you were taking him to some kind of horse race tomorrow.
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  • He said they as if the horses belonged to the ranch hands.
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  • "It's over here," Jonathan said, leading them toward a large shed.
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  • Remembering what Felipa had said about the girls being out of a home if Alex refused the inheritance, she smiled.
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  • Dulce said I want a lot.
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  • "Whew," he said with a grin.
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  • "I noticed," she said softly.
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  • "Yes. I couldn't find a better friend than Alex, could I?" she said.
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  • "A little," she said.
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  • Felipa said it was supposed to be nice outside today.
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  • "She always makes our clothes," Felipa said.
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  • "I will go get your dress," Nina said to Carmen, and left the room.
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  • "What a waste," Nina said.
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  • "These are from Alex," she said, and handed her matching earrings.
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  • "I will join you later," she said, and promptly left Carmen alone.
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  • "Well, I wouldn't worry about that," she said.
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  • "Alex seems to be doing well," he said after a long pause.
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  • Most people would have said it was difficult for Alex.
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  • "Oh," he said, smiling.
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  • Alex said he... you look so...
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  • That was the first time she had said it to anyone.
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  • "You speak to each other across the room with your eyes," she said as if it were some incredible feat.
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  • "My turn," he said softly.
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  • "I wondered if you were ever going to come back," she said, moving eagerly into step with him.
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  • "Tessa," he said quickly, and swung her around.
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  • He said I was the most beautiful woman he'd ever seen.
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  • "I guess not," he said, glancing around.
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  • "Yuck," he said barely above a whisper.
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  • "Wait a minute," she said again.
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  • "Whatever," he said, and walked unsteadily to the bed.
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  • "Someone must have spiked my punch," he said, running a hand through his hair.
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  • "It's alright," she said, standing.
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  • "Carmen," he said softly.
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  • "Carmen," he said again softly.
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  • "I think in August," she said.
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  • "Interesting," Carmen said, handing the picture back to her.
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  • "Thank you," Carmen said as if it were a gift.
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  • "He'd have a cow," Carmen said.
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  • If I didn't want to do what he said I'd tell him so - and he would listen to my reasons.
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  • In fact, she said it was for me.
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  • "I know what you mean," she said," but wouldn't all this have come up eventually?"
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  • There is something to be said for being poor.
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  • You said Eduardo was your cousin.
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  • No one had said anything.
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  • Alondra was still a big question mark, but her gut said no to that idea too.
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  • "Thank you," Alex said, accepting the envelope.
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  • "What's this?" she said, frowning as she took the envelope.
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  • It will be different this time, he said, cuddling her against his chest as if she were a child.
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  • "I did not know," Felipa said in a voice that sounded stricken.
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  • "I'm OK," she said in a voice saturated with tears.
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  • "I'll take her in the other room," she said, shaking her head when Alex started to assist her.
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  • "I thought you might need these," she said, handing the rag to Carmen and setting the box of tissues on a small table beside her.
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  • Nothing more was said about the tear session.
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  • "I didn't see any point in telling you," she said.
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  • "But you thought you should defend me," he said in a calculating tone.
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  • Carmen, remember what you said to me before we married?
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  • Maybe I shouldn't have said anything right there...
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  • He probably didn't even realize what he said.
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  • "It's Christmas Eve," she said softly.
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  • When Dulce stopped talking, he said something and turned, walking away from her.
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  • "Mostly," Felipa said as she turned toward the kitchen.
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  • "It sounds dull to me," Dulce said, and stood.
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  • "It sounds delightful to me," Alondra said, leaning back on the couch.
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  • No, Dad said today.
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  • "I love you," she said.
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  • "Love," he said, as if the one word were a full explanation.
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  • "This is different," he said, frowning at her.
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  • "Yes, Alex," she said, keeping her voice even.
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  • "I think grandfather likes you," he said one morning to Carmen.
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  • "I'm sorry we're late," Carmen said.
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  • "I hope I do not disturb you," he said.
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  • "A few miles," he said.
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  • "I want him to know where I am in case he returns," she said, flipping open her phone.
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  • "He will not return before we get back," he said quickly.
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  • "Maybe it's even nicer inside," She said with a forced smile.
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  • Morino's uncomfortable gaze shifted from Señor Medena to Alex, and then to Carmen, but he said nothing.
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  • He was just showing me a house he said he was giving as a wedding gift.
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  • "Why not?" he said acidly.
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  • She said in a cool tone.
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  • He hadn't said anything to his father.
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  • "Carmen," he said reaching for her.
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  • "Carmen, I didn't know," he said, reaching for her.
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  • "What?" he finally said.
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  • "Of course it matters," he said, following her to the closet and watching anxiously as she started removing clothes.
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  • "You're jealous," he said.
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  • No matter what she said, getting him back meant financial security - a roof over her head and everything that went along with it.
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  • Her attitude wasn't as Alex had said, 'sour grapes', and he knew it.
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  • They all said goodnight and then headed upstairs.
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  • Señor Medena said goodbye to them at the house, but Alondra and Felipa rode with them in the Limousine to the airport.
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  • "Nothing," he said without looking at her.
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  • "There, you don't need that now," Alex said gently.
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  • "My breath is bad," she said, squirming in his arms.
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  • "Lust," she said in almost a whisper.
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  • "Lust," she repeated a little louder, and then said it firmly once more.
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  • "I'm shocked," he said with a straight face.
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  • "I am a prude," she said, still watching his face.
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  • Sure, he said her lifestyle appealed to him, but was that because it was something new?
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  • "I was thinking about my car today," she said.
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  • His expression was wary, but he said nothing.
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  • When you went to Columbia, you said we needed the money.
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  • Actually, what I said was that no one got to the point that they couldn't use more money.
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  • When she called it his money, he always corrected her and said it was theirs.
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  • Alex didn't like any kind of discord, which generally meant that she shouldn't contest anything he said or did.
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  • "If I've been taking you for granted," he said firmly, "I sincerely apologize.
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  • "And of me," he said.
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  • He said I could spend his money with a clear conscience.
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  • I shouldn't have said anything.
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  • I reminded him that he said he went to Columbia because he needed the money.
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  • "Mom," Katie said without looking up.
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  • On the other hand, Katie had flatly refused to provide some information because she said Alex wouldn't want her to tell.
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  • He said they called him a bad name.
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  • For starters, I think I got derailed when you said your mother's name was Alexandrine.
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  • Alex said her name was Sophia.
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  • She said they were both supportive of her when Alex was born.
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  • Alex said she was seeing him again after his wife died.
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  • Gerald said he was one of the best.
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  • My guess is that he meant exactly what he said.
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  • I told you, he told you... as you said, he even offered to let you look at his files.
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  • He came back from a trip down there one time and was upset because he said Uncle Fabrice treated him like a dunce in front of customers.
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  • Katie said he came back one time upset.
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  • Since his current office was directly across from their bedroom, it seemed a better place for babies that Alex said could be born early.
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  • Carmen took her to the doctor, but he said there was no cure for the common cold and not to worry about it.
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  • "Pneumonia", the doctor said, confirming Alex's fears.
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  • "Katie is going to take you home," Alex said.
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  • "I want to stay here," Carmen said.
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  • "I know," Alex said, "but you need to go home and get some rest."
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  • "Felipa called this morning," Alex said as he sat down in the chair she vacated.
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  • "Good afternoon," he said.
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  • "Sounds great," he said.
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  • Alex said it might not have made any difference, and reminded her that she needed to think positive.
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  • "I will," she said, and kissed him.
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  • "I'm sorry baby," Carmen said, unzipping the tent and reaching inside.
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  • When the nurse arrived, she took Destiny's temperature and said something about the doctor.
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  • "I understand," he said gently, "but try to keep your chin up."
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  • "Well," she said cheerfully.
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  • "Calm down," the nurse said.
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  • "Mommy will be right here," Carmen said as she gently pulled away.
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  • "For being greedy and making children without god's consent," Carmen said.
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  • "You should get some rest, Carmen," Felipa said.
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  • "I told her I would be here," Carmen said.
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  • "Come on," Felipa said, grabbing Carmen's arm.
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  • "Thank you," she said to Señor Medena.
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  • Alex said something and Jonathan conveyed it to Carmen.
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  • "I don't know," she said.
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  • "I'm still here," he said in a tone that sounded tired.
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  • "Don't be angry, honey," she said.
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  • "I'm not angry," he said roughly.
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  • "You don't know that for sure, Alex," she said gently.
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  • "I'm not on anyone's side," she said.
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  • "Well thanks," he said, and went into a coughing fit.
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  • "Alex," she said quickly.
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  • "I'm alright," he said after he regained control of his voice.
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  • "Good job," Carmen said.
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  • He said Destiny's fever had broken and if she continued to improve, they would take the tent off her bed in a few days.
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  • After he recovered from the stabbing, the Doctor said he had scar tissue and would be susceptible to pneumonia in the injured lung.
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  • Alex always said she had a good imagination.
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  • Her heart said no, but then there was logic.
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  • "I doubt he can play a guitar," he said between sips.
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  • "I think it's rabid," he said as he pealed his gloves off.
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  • "It isn't the first skunk I've seen around here," Carmen said, "but it's the first time I saw one acting like that.
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  • "I'll shovel it off somewhere and bury it," she said, following him out to the garage.
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  • He said he would be gone for two days, but didn't say why he was going.
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  • She said, watching him.
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  • "No," he said, lifting his book.
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  • "Dismissed," she said under her breath.
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  • He might not have heard what she said, but he must have heard her speak.
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  • Katie said she should confront him when he did that - tell him how it made her feel.
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  • "I hate it when you do this to me," she finally said softly.
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  • I want to be able to focus on solving this problem, not worrying about what might be said or done to you.
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  • As a matter of fact, he hadn't said that since he spent half the night with his old flame.
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  • "Well now," she said softly.
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  • "Me wana take a baf," she said, holding up a plastic toy.
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  • "Well, let's take care of that," she said.
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  • "Let me remind you," she said as she leaned forward and kissed his lips."
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  • Although she had said the words "I love you," several times, he had not uttered them.
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  • Katie said, lifting a brow.
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  • "It's a big problem," he said.
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  • He said Alex was the kind of man who would crawl into bed with a woman on the first date.
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  • As soon as she said it she wished she could take it back.
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  • She said he wouldn't let her take him with her.
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  • No one had said anything about Dulce being married, either.
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  • I wish you had said something earlier.
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  • "Don't talk like that," she said gently.
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  • When I said you were the father, you couldn't believe it.
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  • Then when she learned about Tessa's son, she was furious because he might inherit - even though I hadn't said anything to father.
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  • He said he felt bad about it, but conceded that Tessa had been less than honest with him on more than one occasion.
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  • She said he had kicked her out, but refused to say why.
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  • When Alex approached Carmen about giving Tessa some money, she said it was up to him, but keep in mind that the issue could have been something like drugs.
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  • He said he wouldn't offer her any money until he had more facts.
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  • "I'm not surprised," she said.
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  • "First of all," Carmen said, trying to keep her voice conversational.
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  • "You're qualified to run the ranch," he said.
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  • She said in exasperation.
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  • "Pinch me," Carmen finally said.
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  • "I know," Alex said, his voice constricted.
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  • "I've dreamed of this for years," he said.
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  • "Felipe, " Alex said, "Is Señor Medena there?"
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  • Having said that much, he stopped, appearing to have run out of conversation.
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  • "Not Dulce," Alex said.
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  • Dad was in a hurry to beat the storm, so she had said nothing as the car backed out of the drive.
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  • Mom always said lost time couldn't be replaced.
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  • "I'm sorry," Len said again.
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  • "She'll be alright," Connie said.
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  • "Here," Len said to Lisa.
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  • "Keep your head down," Len said softly.
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  • "That's not possible right now," Len said.
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  • "She's not crying," Howard said flatly from the doorway.
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  • "Good," he said, "You're awake."
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  • "Excuse me," he said.
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  • "Funeral plans," he said uncertainly.
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  • "I've got her purse over here," Connie said, holding up a shiny red purse.
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  • Anything else they said faded down the hall after them.
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  • "You know," Lisa said, "you don't need to stay here and take care of me any longer.
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  • "You're not ready yet," she said around a mouth full of white foam.
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  • She closed her eyes and said another prayer before she clamped a sweaty hand around the cold door handle.
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  • "Close," he said curtly.
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  • "Thank you," she said.
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  • "I know," Lisa said, "But I don't want to put you out.
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  • "It's nice to meet you, too, Tammy," Lisa said.
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  • "You said maybe you were supposed to be with them," he reminded her.
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  • He shook the newspaper and said nothing more until Sarah announced that supper was ready.
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  • You said you lived in Fayetteville...
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  • "It's going to be a beautiful day," Sarah said as she turned her attention back to her food.
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  • I said I'd take you and I'm a man of my word.
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  • I said hold on to me.
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  • "I can walk," she said tersely.
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  • "You can call your parents from the house," he said.
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  • "This way," he said, and then took off with long strides.
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  • "It's nice to know you're not angry with me," she said dryly.
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  • "Forget it," she said.
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  • I said forget it.
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  • As I said, I enjoy having a female around.
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  • Giddon eyed her long hair thoughtfully, but said nothing.
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  • "I remember you didn't answer," she said dryly.
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  • "I could call a taxi," she said.
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  • "Nothing," she said with a smile and then hugged Lisa.
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  • Something inside said she needed that job.
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  • "Sure," Lisa said as she climbed into the car.
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  • "I said," she repeated with feigned confidence.
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  • "Thank you," she finally said, smiling up at Giddon.
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  • He said you tried to call him.
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  • "Like spun gold," he said softly tossing it across her shoulder, where it poised and then bounced down her back.
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  • "Thank you," she said flatly.
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  • "Like dating Allen," he said sternly.
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  • "I don't believe in picking every flower I find in the woods," she said with feigned disdain.
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  • Anyway, hadn't Giddon said that he wouldn't let anything happen to her as long as she was close to him?
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  • He had only said that because he was trying to discourage her from prying into his business.
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  • Sarah would do whatever Giddon said, because he was her son... and Tammy had no choice.
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  • "Smells good," he said as he headed down the hall.
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  • He spooned mashed potatoes onto his plate with a vengeance and said nothing more the rest of the meal.
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  • "His sister," she said, a touch of distain entering her tone.
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  • "You can't carry me all the way to the house," She said, clinging to his neck.
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  • "You're the most headstrong person I've ever met," he said forcefully, and abruptly turned away.
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  • She said she couldn't tolerate his moods.
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  • "That's better," he said with a twinkle in his eye.
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  • "Lead the way, Romeo," she said dryly.
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  • As he had once said, he was a man of his word and he made no more advances.
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  • She said nothing, but when they entered the kitchen to find Len sitting at the table, his expression was wary.
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  • "Whatever makes you happy – I'm for it," he said with a sigh.
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  • "I like it," she said instantly.
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  • "You don't like it," he said.
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  • "You be careful," he said in a quiet voice.
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  • Well, as I said.
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  • With that said, she got out of the truck and watched him leave.
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  • He said he had talked to his mother.
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  • You said you couldn't dance.
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  • I said I wasn't a very good dancing partner.
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  • "Let's see, where were we?" he said with a grin.
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  • "Thanks for revealing your strategy," she said in an acid tone.
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  • Len said he didn't say anything either.
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  • With that said, he shut the door and started the car.
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  • As you said, you're just waking up from a nightmare.
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  • "I wove woo," she said with conviction.
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  • Unless he called her, he hadn't said anything to her.
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  • He simply said he would have told her to bring something else.
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  • "Of all the fool things!" he said tersely.
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  • He was dead on when he said she was more afraid of her emotions than him.
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  • "This really wasn't a good idea," he said after a while.
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  • Something deep inside said that if Allen were six years older and had a child, he'd still be as irresponsible as he was now.
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  • Reason said if she left now, there would never be a solid relationship.
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  • Maybe there was nothing going on, but gut instinct said there was a story here – something big.
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  • Sarah said nothing as she walked away.
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  • Howard hadn't said anything about the meeting with Allen.
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  • "Sit down and I'll pour some coffee," she said over her shoulder.
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  • Was it something I said last night?
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  • "Get out," she said with as much authority as she could muster.
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  • "She won't talk," he said as he backed away.
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  • Connie said you were coming over to get the bills this evening.
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  • "Not you, Howard," she said, her eyes burning with tears.
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  • "Go away," she said in a strained voice.
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  • Yet Howard said he hired Allen because she asked him to investigate Yancey.
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  • "No," he said quickly, "but I know his kind.
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  • It wasn't true, and Len wasn't buying it, but he said nothing.
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  • "No," she said quickly.
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  • "I'm not hungry," she said honestly, and walked into her room, shutting the door behind her.
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  • What was it he said that day in the mountains... a body could be lost in those hills forever?
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  • She said it wasn't a good time, and it isn't.
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  • "You've said quite enough for one evening," she answered with equal composure.
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  • Maybe I would have if you hadn't retracted it as soon as you said it.
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  • But you said... why would you change your name?
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  • I said I didn't plan to let you leave.
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  • Howard said the police wouldn't tell him anything about you.
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  • "Come on," he said briskly.
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  • Lisa said that when she was choking, you stood by and did nothing.
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  • Ironically, it was something he told me Lisa said that gave me the idea to search somewhere else.
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  • Mertz said she told him she didn't know who Yancey was or what he did.
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  • She did say he was temperamental, Connie said.
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  • Howard said That's why I hired Mertz.
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  • "Let go of my shirt, Adrienne," Brandon said as he grabbed her shoulders.
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  • Are you worried about what Rachel said yesterday?
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  • You never have said.
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  • For a moment, she said nothing - afraid to trust her voice.
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  • "Bring something warm," he said as he rose from the table.
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  • "I'll drive you to work," he said.
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  • "Hold up a minute, Adri," Michael said.
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  • "It's a date," she said, driving home the stake.
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  • "You look like the cat that swallowed the canary," he said, giving her a puzzled look.
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  • "Oh, leave it there," Adrienne said.
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  • "Sure, we're both workaholics and we're both square," she said, forming a square in the air with her index fingers.
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  • Was that what he was hinting at when he said she was his best friend - that he needed someone to talk to?
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  • "Well," Mrs. Marsh said.
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  • The doctor said his cholesterol was high and told him to lay off the fats.
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  • He held her chair as she took a seat and then sat quietly as Mrs. Marsh said grace.
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  • Brandon should have told them, and when they finally made it to the barn, she said as much.
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  • "You know," she said.
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  • You might have said something in my defense last night, instead of sitting there like a lump on a log.
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  • He said against her cheek.
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  • "Thanks," he said, giving Rachel a little hug.
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  • Adrienne didn't suspect anything because I never said anything.
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  • But to Julia, she said nothing.
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  • "Cassie," he said in a controlled voice.
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  • "Don't you come near me," she said, horrified when the words were torn by a sob.
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  • I said get away from me.
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  • You just do what I said.
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  • "I'm alright," she said, moving away from Bordeaux.
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  • They'd think we burned the supplies, like you said.
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  • "I don't see anything," she said.
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  • A month ago she would have said she might never marry, and yet it had crossed her mind a number of times since she met Bordeaux.
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  • He could promise to love her forever, but hadn't her father said the same thing to Mom?
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  • "Something I've been wonderin' about," Royce said to Bordeaux.
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  • "Get some rest," Bordeaux said in a tone that brought an end to the inquest.
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  • "Grab some canteens and come with me," he said.
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  • Not a word said, and yet there it was.
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  • What was it Pete had said?
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  • "I'm scared," she said, and her voice verified her words.
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  • Bordeaux said it was north of Ashley, or was it north of the desert?
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  • "No," he said, rubbing the blood off with a handful of sand.
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  • She said something to him softly, leaning toward him seductively.
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  • Bordeaux smiled and said something in return.
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  • Bordeaux said nothing was going on and he had never given her reason to think he was anything but truthful.
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  • They were served a kind of pancake that Bordeaux said was made from ground Mesquite beans.
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  • I thought Bordeaux said it wasn't far.
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  • No, he said he was on his way to Ashley.
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  • "You don't understand," she said, her voice breaking with emotion.
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  • Pete said he decided to accept that offer in Texas.
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  • He said he loved her.
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  • "Well, I'm honored to meet you," she said with what appeared to be genuine enthusiasm.
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  • "Money," she said simply.
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  • "So," he said archly.
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  • He said mildly as he climbed into the seat beside her.
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  • He said you wouldn't come with him.
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  • "It's so good to see you," She said, squeezing Tammy.
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  • "Hello, Cassie," he said.
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  • Bordeaux said he couldn't get you to come back with him, but I guess he was wrong.
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  • You said he hired you to come get me.
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  • I said that bringing you back was my job.
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  • She said they treated her better there than anywhere else.
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  • Of course - no one said he wasn't.
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  • "I've got something I want to show you," he said as they crested a hill.
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  • "This is my ranch," he said as he lifted her from the buggy.
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  • "From now on," she said, wrapping her arms around his neck.
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  • She said she forgave her father, and she was trying to.
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  • "The usual," he said.
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  • She said when a familiar voice answered on the fifth ring.
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  • "I didn't say he was good looking," Cynthia said.
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  • I said he had interesting eyes.
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  • "Nothing today," Adrena said as Cynthia dug in her purse for the box key.
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  • Adrena said, wrinkling her nose.
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  • "I eat in here," he said.
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  • The next time she talked to Mary, she said as much.
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  • He said she deserved the rest and he wanted her to keep in touch with her friends.
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  • But then, he didn't say her taste was stylish - he said it had style.
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  • "Nice to meet you," he said.
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  • It didn't fit in with anything Mary had said.
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  • Like I said, Russie's mother was always strange, but after Dad died, she really became eccentric.
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  • If she said he was responsive, Claudette would assume something was going on.
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  • She said, stepping away from him.
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  • You can go lay down, like I said.
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  • "You know," he finally said.
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  • "Good night," he said as he snapped off the light.
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  • No, he said he did it because he was angry.
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  • Russ said you were sick last night.
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  • "Thanks," she said breathlessly, and stepped away from the horse.
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  • "Here," she said, draping the blanket around his shoulders again.
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  • I've said something to upset you.
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  • "All the same," he said, "You're entitled to a little free time yourself.
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  • Of course, hadn't she said that twice already?
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  • "You never said a lot of things," she cut him off shortly.
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  • But think about what I said, OK?
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  • You said you didn't want to sleep with me again and I respect your decision.
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  • You said you didn't want any little brats tearing your house up.
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  • The moment was so perfect - and then she walked in and said that... ruined everything.
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  • I never said that.
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  • You said marriage was for people who wanted to spend a lifetime together, not a few nights.
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  • If you'd only said something - told me how you felt.
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  • "Your lunch is on the table," she said.
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  • "Oh, I forgot to tell you," he said.
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  • He was a man who said little, but felt a lot.
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  • "You didn't tell me," Betsy said, hands on her hips, and out of ear shot of the others.
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  • "Just leave the stuff on the porch for now," he said as we went in to join the others.
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  • "I hope you don't mind mice," Quinn said with a smile as he showed us a small room behind the kitchen.
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  • "This was originally an extra bedroom when I was a kid," Martha said, pointing out a converted bathroom with a metal walk-in shower.
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  • "Let's take a walk," Quinn said.
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  • "You're not getting away with that excuse every time you want to get out of something," Martha said.
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  • "I don't mean to sound morose," he said with a smile.
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  • "If we're going to be frank," She said, "why don't you ditch that stupid rug you're wearing on your head?
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  • He played along with her banter but it was interesting to see he was savoring everything she said like the good wine we were sharing.
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  • "I've seen her picture," he said as he rolled the dice.
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  • "No problem," Howie said.
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  • "I'm so embarrassed," Betsy said at last.
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  • "I'll bet he slept right through it," I said, pulling her closer.
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  • "Now I'm really humiliated," she said, borrowing her head in the pillow.
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