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The Truth | Terry Pratchett
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readordierachel Great quote! 5y
JazzFeathers True, eh? 5y
Ddzmini Too true! 5y
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Ddzmini 😝🤣🤣 5y
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Y is for Yesterday | Sue Grafton
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Scythe | Neal Shusterman
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MissAimz_55 Oooo I love this #quote 5y
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#quotsyFeb18 #Rumour .... “ Once gossip began, there was no stopping it; a reputation could be destroyed in moments by a few malicious whispers......” from The Summer Queen

TrishB And there‘s plenty of that at Court! 5y
Cathythoughts @TrishB I‘m enjoying it 👍🏻 (edited) 5y
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Cymbeline | William Shakespeare
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Imogen's reaction to Iachimo attempting to "test" her by relaying a #rumour about her husband. Her reaction is calm and measured, to an extent, but I just wanted to poke my eyes out reading Iachimo's ?. Only finished Act 1 and I think Imogen got all the good lines thus far ? But does anyone else feel she was too quick to forgive Iachimo ... DON'T TRUST HIM ?

#QuotsyFeb18 @TK-421 #ShakespeareReadAlong @readinginthedark @Jess_Read_This

batsy My first time reading Cymbeline and I knew nothing about it when I started. I'm enjoying it but I feel like I'm wading through treacle this time in trying to grasp characters' connections to each other. Also, I keep referring to Pisanio as Patronus for some reason and thinking of Iachimo as Iago 😐
saresmoore Bahahaha! Patronus! Wading through treacle! I don‘t think I‘ve ever not felt that way about characters while reading Shakespeare... 5y
saresmoore Also, I‘m obviously planning to use that line on my husband. 😏 #shakespeareburn 5y
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batsy @saresmoore 😂😂 It is really too perfect #shakespeareburn 5y
merelybookish I finished it last week. My first time as well. I have lots of thoughts but will wait till others catch up. (I kind of feel like Shakespeare is testing us (or his limits) with this play.) 5y
batsy @merelybookish You finished! 🙌 I'm intrigued by your observation... Will keep it in mind as I proceed. I get the sense of too many balls in the air, but it's early days yet for me ;) It'll be a pleasure to see how different narrative strands are resolved. 5y
JanuarieTimewalker13 Love that line!! I really need to school myself on Shakespeare!! Or better yet, take a Lit class on Shakespeare! 5y
readinginthedark Yes! Iachimo is a creep. Some of the things he said were obviously not to test her. If that were really his intention, he could have just told his lies and seen how she reacted! This is a great line. I will say that it came together a little better in performance than in reading, but I do think Shakespeare pulled out all the stops on this one. You can see a lot of the elements he‘s used in his other plays. 5y
readinginthedark @JanuarieTimewalker13 You could start by joining our #ShakespeareReadalong ! 😉 5y
readinginthedark Also, yes! I keep calling him Iago as well!!! 5y
readinginthedark @merelybookish That might be true! I think this was one of his later plays...need to double check that. But if it was, maybe he felt a need to challenge himself after writing so many others? And if you think about it, this really spans all of his genres as well—historical, tragedy, romance—maybe not comedy so much except with Cloten. (edited) 5y
merelybookish @readinginthedark it is a later play. I looked it up. It's 34/38. And yes, I feel like he's testing his powers at bringing together all the elements scattered through his other plays. Seeing how far he can go. Good point about the combination of genres! 5y
JanuarieTimewalker13 Oooh, that‘s interesting ! 5y
batsy Yeah @JanuarieTimewalker13 it's our attempt at a Litsy Shakespeare class :) 5y
batsy @merelybookish I wasn't aware of just how late this was, thanks! @readinginthedark Great point about the mix of genres too, I did note that upon first read there was no particular tone similar to the tragedy or comedy/romance we've read; it felt neutral, like a modern novel, in a way... 5y
JanuarieTimewalker13 @batsy that‘s so cool! 5y
JanuarieTimewalker13 When does the next readalong start and what play? 5y
batsy @JanuarieTimewalker13 The Cymbeline read just started last week and ends on March 3. After that our lovely hosts @readinginthedark and @Jess_Read_This will often do an informal poll to see what we'd like to read next, giving us time to acquire a copy :) 5y
readinginthedark @JanuarieTimewalker13 Yep! It‘s still early on if you‘d like to join us for Cymbeline, but we‘ll make an announcement soon for the next one. I think it will be a comedy! 5y
Jess_Read_This Lol!! Now I‘m fairly certain I‘ll be referring to Pisanio as Patronus! I keep thinking Whack a Mole whenever I read Iachimo... 5y
batsy @Jess_Read_This 😂😂 I love whatever it is that's happening in our minds 5y
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13 Reasons Why | Jay Asher
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#QuotsyFeb18 #Rumour @Tk-412
"A Rumour started a reputation that other people believed in and reacted to. And sometimes a rumour has a snowball effect. A rumour, is just the begining."- Jay Asher

MissAimz_55 My rumor quote I am going to post later is also from Thirteen Reasons Why but it's a different one 5y
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Rumours are destructive and harmful. We are often petty and spread them without checking sources. We should always aim to show caution and restraint when tempted by the thrill of gossip and innuendo.

#hpchapteraday #booktwo

#Chaptereight #Thedeathdayparty #Rumour