A Duke of Her Own Quotes.

1. "Yes Leopold," Eleanor said in a low, mocking voice. "Do start to shine, please. I think I saw the rising, but I definitely missed the shining."
- Eloisa James, A Duke of Her Own

2. "Life does not always gives us the choices that we want"
- Eloisa James, A Duke of Her Own

3. "I have six illegitimate children," Villiers informed her, not kindly. She visibly paled. :My daughter is marrying a duke," the duchess said between clenched teeth. "True, he apparently has the morals of a squirrel, but that's my cross to bear."
- Eloisa James, A Duke of Her Own

4. "He thinks that there's no reason to eat breakfast unless Eleanor is there to give him that silly wide grin of hers. He wants to have an argument with her just so he can kiss her into a good mood again. He wants to sleep with her every night, see her holding a baby with brandy-colored hair like hers... He wants her forever... He can't bear the idea that she might ever love another man."
- Eloisa James, A Duke of Her Own

5. "You are absolutely beautiful," Anne said. "But if you see yourself, you'll want to pin your hair back like a shepherdess in a bad play." (Eleanor) "Are you saying that I normally look as if I'm tending sheep? With straw in my hair? As if I might yodel?"
- Eloisa James, A Duke of Her Own

6. "He was fiercely beautiful in the way some young males are, as if their whole being were being lived through their eyes, and their large noses, and their ungainly limbs."
- Eloisa James, A Duke of Her Own

7. "The path turned a hard right and then dumped into a rocky stream. It looked as if a giant had tossed white boulders and the rocks the way children toss marbles. They lay in scrambled heaps, some as large as carriages, others the size of chamber pots. A weak stream trickled around them."
- Eloisa James, A Duke of Her Own

8. "He put his feet down into the little puddle she'd chosen. They were huge next to hers, and they both stared for a moment. Then he moved in one smooth motion to her rock. // "What are you doing?" she gasped, just like the heroine in a bad play."
- Eloisa James, A Duke of Her Own

9. "Oh, I have felt lust. And I've indulged lust. But no other woman has turned me into another person."
- Eloisa James, A Duke of Her Own

10. "There was laughter in his eyes now, competing with a dissolute, and altogether enthusiastic, invitation to pleasure. In one swift gesture he turned her hand over and pressed a burning kiss on her palm, a touch so fast she didn't see it, though her hand curled instinctively, as if to protect the kiss itself."
- Eloisa James, A Duke of Her Own

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