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"Flattery is as important a machine as the lever, isn't it, Saxonberg? Give it a proper place to rest, and it can move the world." (Chapter 1, page 14)

"I guess I like complications." (Chapter 3, page 35)

"Angels wear clothes and wings and are Christian. Cupids wear bows and arrows; they are naked and pagan." (Chapter 5, page 73)

"Claudia, dear, I'm no angel. Statue or otherwise." (Chapter 5, page 75)

"Rich people have only penny wishes." (Chapter 5, page 84)

"And I didn't run away to come home the same." (Chapter 6, page 98)

"You're quite a kid." (Chapter 8, page 112)

"But we never even used the radio. How can we face them at home? Without the radio and all. With nothing. We've accomplished nothing." (Chapter 8, page 117)

"I want to know how to go back to Greenwich different." (Chapter 8, page 119)

"Jamie, when the stakes are high, I never cheat. I consider myself too important to do that." (Chapter 9, page 148)

"Returning...

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