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Victoria Holt

"Happiness don't ask to see who you be afore her sits down at your table. 'Er comes and sits with them as know how to welcome her and keep her the willing guest."

Victoria Holt, The Legend of the Seventh Virgin (1964)

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"Tea! The English could always be pacified with it!"

Victoria Holt, On the Night of the Seventh Moon (1972)

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"It's not how many years you've lived, it's how they've left you."

Victoria Holt, The Pride of the Peacock (1976)

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"There's nothing makes you admire people like seeing yourself in them."

Victoria Holt, The Pride of the Peacock (1976)

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"... I've always thought you've got to believe in luck to get it."

Victoria Holt, The Pride of the Peacock (1976)

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"Never regret. If it's good, it's wonderful. If it's bad, it's experience."

Victoria Holt, The Black Opal (1993)

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Victoria Holt, English writer
(1906 - 1993)

Real name: Eleanor Hibbert. In addition to her many books written as Victoria Holt, she also wrote under the names Jean Plaidy, Philippa Carr, Eleanor Burford, Elbur Ford, Kathleen Kellow, Ellalice Tate.