Alan Bradley - The Weed That Strings the Hangman's Bag
p.82 - " 'You are unreliable, Flavia,' he said. 'Utterly unreliable.'
Of course I was! It was one of the things I loved most about myself."
Ford Madox Ford - Parade's End
p.729 - "That boy, Mark thought, was a very curious problem. He seemed to be a good, straight boy. A little loquacious: still that was to be excused since he had to do all the talking himself."
Clarke Susanna - Jonathan Strange and Mr. Norrell
p.791 - " 'You know,' said Fitzroy Somerset, 'I really cannot help wondering what he is going to do with seventeen corpses.' "
"Gossip says she hanged herself from the turret on the tower, but when you have a house like Hill House with a tower and a turret, gossip would hardly allow you to hang yourself anywhere else."