[DWJ] Pratchett quote

Robyn Starkey rohina at shaw.ca
Tue May 8 01:00:58 EDT 2007


Thanks Otter.

Anything else anyone could find would be AWESOME. I'm trying to write an 
essay on lolcats.

robyn

Otter Perry wrote:

> I think the observation is made more than once, by more
> than one person.
>
> Here's Magrat:
>
> [Shawn] kept repeating, 'They just laughed and stabbed her.
> She didn't even try to run away.  It was like they were _playing_."
>
> For some reason Magrat shot a glance at Greebo, who had the
> decency to look embarrassed.
>
> 'Pointy ears and hair you want to stroke,' she said,
> vaguely.  'And they can fascinate you.  And when they're happy
> they make a pleasing noise.'
>
> p. 203  Victor Gollancz.  London:  1998
> ISBN 0 575 06578 8
>
> I'll browse around and see if I can find any others.
>                                                
> On May 7, 2007, at 4:57 PM, Robyn Starkey wrote:
>
>> Dear List
>>
>> I really need a Terry Pratchett quote from Lords and Ladies, the bit  
>> where he is talking about the nature of elves, and how cats are  
>> similar. He's said a number of things that are quite same-y, along 
>> the  lines of cats get away with being evil because they look nice, 
>> and  lull us into a false sense of security. I don't have that book 
>> to  hand, so I would really appreciate it if someone who did could 
>> help me  out.
>>
>> robyn
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