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Sandy gave her mother a look of secret ferocity which meant: you promised to leave us all on our own, and a promise is a promise, you know it’s very bad to break a promise to a child, you might … Continue reading

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“I don’t believe all this,” Sandy said squeakily, because she was excited and desperately trying to prove the report true by eliminating the doubts. —Muriel Spark/The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie

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And if you can’t take an interest in what I am saying, please try to look as if you did. —Muriel Spark/The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie

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And many times throughout her life Sandy knew with a shock, when speaking to people whose childhood had been in Edinburgh, that there were other people’s Edinburghs quite different from hers, and with which she held only the names of … Continue reading

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The other Junior school teachers said good morning to Miss Brodie, these days, in a more Edinburgh manner, that is to say it was gracious enough, and not one of them omitted to say good morning at all; but Sandy, … Continue reading

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