Clockwork PrinceBook - 2013
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Tessa: "They're not hideous."
Tessa: "Gideon and Gabriel. They're really quite good-looking, not hideous at all."
Will: "I spoke of the pitch-black inner depths of their souls."
Tessa: "And what color do you suppose the inner depths of your sould are, Will Herondale?"
Will: "Ah, having your annual 'everyone thinks Will is a lunatic' meeting, are you?
Jem: "It's biannual. And no, this is not that meeting."
"We live and breathe words. ... It was books that made me feel that perhaps I was not completely alone. They could be honest with me, and I with them. Reading your words, what you wrote, how you were lonely sometimes and afraid, but always brave; the way you saw the world, its colors and textures and sounds, I felt--I felt the way you thought, hoped, felt, dreamt. I felt I was dreaming and thinking and feeling with you. I dreamed what you dreamed, wanted what you wanted--and then I realized that truly I just wanted you."
Oh, demon pox,
Just how is it aquired?
One must go down
To the bad parts of town,
Until one is very tired.
Oh, demon pox
I had it all along!
No, not the pox you
I mean this very song!
For I was right,
And you were wrong!
As for the temperature of hell Miss Gray, let me give you a piece of advice. The handsome young fellow who tries to rescue you from a hideous fate is never wrong. Not even is he says the sky is purple and made of hedgehogs. - Will Herondale
Will: "Perhaps she could play the role of a girl who's fallen madly in love with me and insists on following me around."
Tessa: "My talent is shapeshifting, Will, not acting."
Will: "is this a game? we just blurt out whatever word comes next to mind? in that case mine's 'genuphobia' it means an unreasonable fear of knees"
Will: "I've never swum naked in the Thames, but I know I wouldn't like it."
Tessa: "But think how entertaining for sightseers."
Charlotte: "I can trust you, Jessie, but you're clearly not well enough to go. Which is unfortunate, since Aloysius always had a weakness for a pretty face."
Will: "Even more reason why I should go."
Violence: Well, they're Shadowhunters, so obviously there will be violence