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When Christ and His Saints Slept

Sharon Kay Penman

Top 10 Best Quotes

“I inhale hope with every breath I take.”

“…she remembered watching a summer sunset from this very spot. Not so long ago; just a lifetime.”

“For every wound, the ointment of time.”

“…a cynic who was still saddened whenever his jaundiced view of mankind was confirmed...”

“It was just like him, she thought; with him, a happy ending was always a foregone conclusion. But such was the power of his faith that when she was with him; she found herself believing in happy endings, too.”

“Why is it honesty when a man speaks his mind and madness when a woman does?”

“...Life without sinning was like food without salt, pure but tasteless.”

“In time of war, the Devil makes more room in Hell.”

“You might as well face it. You're not going to be able to fight for the crown. You'll just have to grit your teeth and let us hand it over to you at the bargaining table.”

“When people want to insult a man, they cast slurs upon his courage. But the worst they can say about a woman is to impugn her chastity.”

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Book Keywords:

men, cynicism, honesty, hope, sunset, henry-ii, faith, women, england

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