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The Wit and Wisdom of Downton Abbey
The Wit and Wisdom of Downton Abbey | Jessica Fellowes
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"Come war and peace Downton still stands and the Crawleys are still in it." Downton Abbey is loved the world over for its fabulous costumes, beautiful scenery, wonderful characters and intricate plot lines, but what keeps millions of us coming back time after time is the stellar quality of the writing. With each stroke of his pen Julian Fellowes seems to gift us with a cuttingly dry quip from the Dowager Countess, a perfectly timed word of wisdom from Mrs Patmore or a touchingly nostalgic pronouncement from Carson. Here in The Wit and Wisdom of Downton Abbey, Jessica Fellowes has gathered together her favorite quotes from the complete Downton Abbey oeuvre to take each of us back to the most memorable moments from the show and ensure we are armed with the very best ripostes should we ever need to chastise an impertinent lady's maid.
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TrishB
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#didimakethemostoflovingyou #soaringscores
Thanks to @EadieB for letting me know where the song is from!!

LeeRHarry The movie was soooo good! 😍 2mo
AmyG I loved the movie, too. 2mo
Jerdencon Movie was great! 2mo
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EadieB @TrishB You‘re welcome! That‘s why I always post early! 2mo
TrishB @LeeRHarry @AmyG @Jerdencon I‘ve never watched the series or the film! I‘m very bad at telly and films.... 2mo
Cinfhen So true @TrishB @EadieB and her posts OFTEN help me on days when I‘m feeling stomped 😜 2mo
EadieB @Cinfhen Glad to be of service to you! lol 2mo
Mdargusch This looks like a fun book! 2mo
CrowCAH @EadieB does a great job DJing the tunes for the month! Perfect choice of book for the prompt! 2mo
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MatchlessMarie
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MatchlessMarie
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"There's nothing more tiring than waiting for something to happen."

#spooktober #restlessspirit @eggs

Eggs That‘s truth right there 2mo
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JenlovesJT47
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I‘m gearing up for the Downton Abbey movie next month by reading this little gem. It‘s full of the show‘s best quotes, which are so relatable. Highly recommended for fans of the show. 5⭐️

#DowntonAbbey
#quotes

AmyG I can‘t wait to see the movie! 4mo
ladym30 Love this book and looking forward to the movie!😍 4mo
JenlovesJT47 @AmyG @ladym30 me too, can‘t wait! 🤗 4mo
Tamra Me too! 4mo
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I‘m giving this to my mom today as one of her birthday gifts, but I couldn‘t resist reading it first. If you‘re a fan of the show, you‘ll love this book. It‘s a very quick read, full of some of the best quotes from the show and bits about the characters.

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GypsyKat
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My mom‘s birthday is on Saturday and she‘s a huge Downton Abbey fan, so this is one of the gifts I‘m giving her. 😊 (I‘m a little tempted to read it first)

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erzascarletbookgasm
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Earl grey tea and scones are the perfect pairing, sounds like something the Crawley family would have for tea.

The tagged book is a collection of quotes and scenes from the series, collated by Julian Fellowes‘ niece.

#septemberdanes #goodtogether

Lizpixie Oh my god. I have had a craving for scones with strawberry jam & clotted cream for ages!🤤 1y
JennyM De-licious! 1y
LittleBug Haven‘t had scones in forever!! #BakingInspiration 1y
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Moray_Reads That looks just perfect 😋 1y
julesG Assuming there are lots of quotes of the Dowager Countess, I have stacked this. 1y
Cinfhen Yum!!! 1y
Pamwurtzler @julesG Exactly! 1y
Kalalalatja And now I‘m craving scones with clotted cream again! 👌 1y
batsy I'm ready for scones and clotted cream at any hour of the day 😂 1y
tammysue Yum!🤤 1y
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Librarybelle
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When Book Outlet had the scratch and dent sale, I may have went a little crazy... #bookhaul #bookoutlethaul

Riveted_Reader_Melissa Looks awesome to me!! 1y
candority None of those look damaged! Great haul! 1y
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Megabooks Fantastic! 1y
laundry_piles I bought 12 books hahaha oops! Still waiting for my package though! 1y
Librarybelle @laundry_piles It‘s so easy to buy a collection of books during these sales! 1y
laundry_piles @Librarybelle it is! It's an awesome sale! 1y
amb Me too, but I put mine all away quickly as I have an out of town guest coming for a wedding and she already thinks I'm crazy😜 1y
Librarybelle @amb Haha! 😂 1y
ferskner 😮😮😮 1y
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