Wednesday, December 21, 2011
Book Excerpt for the Day
"I knew," said Olivier, "she was not wise - the Empress Maud. I knew she coud not forget grudges, no matter how sorely she needed to close her eyes to them. I have seen her strip a man's dignity from him when he came submissive, offering support...
"Better at making enemies than friends.
"All the more she needs," he said, "the few she has."
(from The Pilgrim of Hate, by Ellis Peters)
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