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What’s your line? Recently, I saw a thread in which people presented/discussed their favorite sentences/lines from the OUTLANDER/Lord John books. Everyone has their favorites, from the funny to the touching, the dramatic, or the philosophical. And sometimes just because they like the way it sounds. {g} Here are just a few that I’ve seen quoted as people’s favorites: “…but it all comes right in the end. So it did, I thought–though often not in any expected way.” “…for I was gromished from the fall and my right ankle gruppit–and was just about to call once more when I heard sounds of a rare hochmagandy…” “You’re no verra peaceful, Sassenach… but I like ye fine.” “And what was the ransom, then, that would buy a man’s soul, and deliver my darling from the power of the dog?” “And if thee hunts at night, thee will come home.” “Holy God.” “And when my body shall cease, my soul will still be yours. Claire—I swear by my hope of heaven, I will not […]