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Wo wei ni xie de,” he said, as he raised the violin to his left shoulder, tucking it under his chin. He had told her many violinists used a shoulder rest, but he did not: there was a slight mark on the side of his throat, like a permanent bruise, where the violin rested.

“You — made something for me?” Tessa asked.

“I wrote something for you,” he corrected, with a smile, and began to play.


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Liked you, l...
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Magnus sighed. "Alexander, I've been alive for hundreds of years. I've been with men, been with wome...
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Magnus rolled onto his back and put his feet up on the arm of the sofa. “What do you care if Alec...
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Still I pictured having you for fifty, sixty more years. I thought I might be ready then to let you ...
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Just because you said dragon demons were extinct—"
"I said mostly extinct."
Alec jabbed ...
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Tell me,” Isabelle said.“Who it was. That my father had the affair with.
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So what was that all about?"
"I think," Jace said, "that she asked if she could touch my mango....
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No. That's Clary; shes's my best friend." Simon pocketed his phone. "And she has a boyfriend. Like, ...
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Something inside Clary cracked and broke, and words came pouring out. 'What do you want me to tell y...
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I know it's wrong - God, it's all kinds of wrong - but I just want to lie down with you and wake up ...
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Oh, you know. Jace reminds me of an old boyfriend. Some guys look at you like they want sex. Jace lo...
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Because', she said, 'your problems are not real problems. You're dating two beautiful girls at once....
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She saw Luke, standing atop a pile of bones. Jace with white feathered wings sprouting out of his ba...
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There was a yell, but Magnus had already risen and closed the door before he could see Alec fall dow...
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I'm the warlock who's here to cure you. Didn't they tell you I was coming?"

"I know who y...
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It's your gift, to see the beauty and the horror in ordinary things. It doesn't make you crazy, just...
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You have something on your neck.
What
Looks like a bite mark, what were you doing out al...
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Jace said that the cast of Gilligan's Island could do something anatomically unlikely with themselve...
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Well," said Clary, after a judicious pause, "I guess you wouldn't have taken advantage of her when s...
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Julian had heard stories-whispers really-of other Shadowhunter children who thought or felt differen...
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Clary knew she’d never be able to pull off that sort of elegance in a million years, and she didn...
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Simon turned to Jordan, who was lying down across the futon, his head propped against one of the wov...
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You know what I am." The words breathed out in an auguished whisper. "I'm part demon, Clary. Part de...
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Good. Because I don't need protecting."

"I knew you'd say that.But the thing is, sometime...
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His eyes were green.
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Oh, what is brighter than the light?
What is darker than the night?
What is keener than...
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Few of us are lucky enough ever to know the whole truth about anything.
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Nobody sells books like J.K. Rowling. We have a rule in publishing: Never compare anything to 'H...
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Where am I?" Magnus croaked.
"Nazca."
"Oh, so we went on a little trip."
"You broke i...
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Another vampire pushed her way through the crowd to stand at his
side—a pretty blue-haired As...
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If you insist on disavowing that which is ugly about what you do," said Magnus, still looking at Ale...
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I tend to write in coffee shops and restaurants with friends of mine because if I'm at home, I g...
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No permitas que ninguno de ellos te diga quién eres. Eres la llama que no puede ser apagada. Eres l...
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SIMON LEWIS, ERIC HILLCHURCH, KIRK DUPLESSE, AND MATT CHARLTON
"THE MORTAL INSTRUMENTS"
M...
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You do not want to help us,” Will said to Magnus. “You do not want to position yourself as an en...
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Father . . . ," Gabriel began. "Father is a worm."
Will gave a short laugh. He was in gear as i...
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For five years it had been his absolute truth. Jem and Will. Will and Jem. Will Herondale lives, the...
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I love you so much, so incredibly much," he went on, "and I forget when you're close to me, I forget...
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And the gold of her ruined wedding dress.
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Our hearts, they need a mirror, Tessa. We see our better selves in the eyes of those who love us.
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You hear that, James Carstairs? We are bound, you and I, over the divide of death, down through what...
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Sometimes the only choice is between acceptance and madness.
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Beauty fades, but cooking is eternal.
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Perhaps you are a clockwork girl. Perhaps Mortmain’s warlock father built you, and now Mortmain se...
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What kind of monster could possibly hate chocolate?" - Will Herondale
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Jem told me what Ragnor Fell said about my father,” Will said. “That for my father, there was on...
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I lived for you. And I lived for Will, and then I lived for Tessa - and for myself, because I wanted...
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It’s that I think Will is angry with me,” Tessa explained. “So whatever he told you—”
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Not really, but after that I think about how I could kill him while he slept if I really wanted to, ...
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You know, there's a reason we can remember," [Catarina] said more softly.
"That's much easier w...
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Say something in Mandarin,” said Tessa, with a smile.
Jem said something that sounded like a ...
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Black for hunting through the night

For death and mourning the color's white

G...
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Those who cannot love do not understand it
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I know you have nothing to worry about. I wasn't in love with Mark. I'll never be in love with anyon...
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You know Jace Lightwood?" said Emma.
"I-- What?"
"He's famous," Emma said with obvious ama...
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Sometimes the most ruthless heart speaks the most truth
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Oh, come on," Clary said. "You're a vampire, not Spider-Man.
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Your boyfriend's dead. Thought you should know.
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Luke made pasta." - Jocelyn Fray
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«Khal epa ta kala». [...] Lo que vale la pena tener, las cosas buenas, nobles y honorables, son di...
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There is more to living than not dying," he said. "Look at the way you live, Will. You burn as brigh...
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You don't have to do this."
"I think I do," Julian said. "I remember making a vow to that affec...
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But Julian's blood was different. When she saw it she thought of him, shot and crumpling, the way hi...
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It’s me,” he said, and cleared his throat. “I could understand if you didn’t believe me, but...
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To love is to destroy, and that to be loved is to be destroyed
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It was hard to live normally when you were constantly pretending you didn't see what was going on in...
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If you really love something, you never try to keep it the way it is forever. You have to let it be ...
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It doesn't hurt."
"But my eyes do," said a coolly amused voice from the doorway. Jace. He had c...
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It's like Dungeons and Dragons, but real."
Jace was looking at Simon as if he were some ...
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You want a piece of all this fabulousness?" He gestured to himself. "Well, my best friend com...
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Every Shadowhunter should have a stele.
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Rocking back and forth, she clutched the sword like it was the only thing she had ever loved, and le...
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Honestly I don't know why i have these parties"

"Because of your cat"

"That's ...
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When life gives you lemons, make lemonade, and then throw it in the face of the person who gave you ...
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Since I've met you, everything I've done has been in part because of you. I can't untie myself from ...
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[Jem] 'It will help you sleep.'
'All I’ve been doing is sleeping!' [Tessa]
'And very amu...
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I believe in good and evil," said Jem. "And I believe the soul is eternal. But I don't believe in th...
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If you ever meet the man who could take advantage of Isabelle, you’ll have to let me know. I’d l...
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