What do you take me for? That fool Socrates, who upheld the law at the cost of his own death – just to be ironic? I suspect that act was actually the result of his secret embarrassment of his hideous nose.
He who lies down with dogs shall rise with fleas
I had a dream about you last night. Eons ago, we created a Universe, then sat back and watched miniature versions of ourselves try to make all the same mistakes we did.
A bishop is a man who has two shops
Suzanne glanced over at her, eyebrow raised. “Is there an anaconda?
I am too much alien and not enough monkey to fit in here.
Tell me about yourself, Miss Russel.”
I started to give him the obligatory response, first the demurral and then the reluctant flat autobiography, but some slight air of polite inattention in his manner stopped me. Instead, I found myself grinning at him.
“Why don’t you tell me about myself, Mr. Holmes?
I had shaved my beard for her-a huge disappointment, because I’d enjoyed my three weeks looking like a bank robber.
Okay, you gotta be nice to him, ” I say, coaxing the white fur-ball into my hands.
“I will,” Nate says, and I smile over my shoulder.
“I was actually talking to Mr. Pippi. He’s a bit of a butthole.
He’s such a dear, Mr. Garnet. A beautiful, pure, bred Persian. He has taken prizes.”
“He’s always taking something – generally food.