when he feels something — he can break your heart.
He carried a pipe in his left hand, and as he examined Will at his leisure, he exhaled sending a cloud of sweet-smelling, cough-induced smoke. ‘Finally broke down and admitted you’re in love with me,...
You can’t have wasted a life you’ve barely lived.
I played it for my bride, and one day you will play for yours.
Will has always been the brighter burning star, the one to catch attention — but Jem is a steady flame, unwavering and honest. He could make you happy.
Like what you see?
Niches set back in the walls contained polished marble statues of entwined bodies. Will looked away from them hastily, and then back. It wasn’t as if Magnus seemed to be paying attention to what Will...
But I will never have a bride.
Our souls are knit. We are one person, James.
Dear me,” said Will, and he took another bite of his apple. “Is it because I’m better-looking than you?
Do you really wish to disobey me, Marbas? Do you wish to anger my father?
Wo bu xiang shi qu ni.” She knew, without knowing how she knew, what the words meant. I love you. And I don’t want to lose you.
Someday, Will, I will go where none can follow me, and I think it will be sooner rather than later. Have you ever asked yourself why I agreed to be your parabatai?
Pero ahora, tú eres dos, tú estás partida en dos, carne de su carne, pero corazón de mi corazón.
—Algernon Charles Swinburne
I can’t – I’ll chop off my own foot!” “If you’re going to chop off anyone’s foot, chop off Benedict’s,” Will muttered.
You serve a greater cause. Your life is not yours to throw away (Magnus Bane)
You see it, don’t you, James? Without Tessa there is nothing for me–no joy, no light, no life. If you loved me, you would let me have her. You can’t love her as I do....
I am not the one of us who has no heart.
Trains are great dirty smoky things,” said Will. “You won’t like it.” Tessa was unmoved. “I won’t know if I like it until I try it, will I?” “I’ve never swum naked in the Thames...
If the marriage were valid, she’d be your sister-in-law.
And therefor,” said Magnus “We must go.” Will blinked at him. “Go where?””Don’t worry about that right now, my love.”Will blinked again. “Pardon?
‘Twas on an evening fair I went to take the air,I heard a maid making her moan;Said, ‘Saw ye my father? Or saw ye my mother? Or saw ye my brother John?Or saw ye the...
Love potions? For Will Herondale? T’aint my way to turn down payment, but any man who looks like you has got no need of love potions, and that’s a fact.
Astriola. That IS demon pox. You had evidence that demon pox existed and you didnt mention it to me! Et tu, Brute!’ He rolled up the paper and hit Jem over the head with it.
Lord, you’re Irish,” said Will. “Can you make things that don’t have potatoes in them? We had an Irish cook once when I was a boy. Potato pie, potato custard, potatoes with potato sauce…
And no, this is not that meeting.
The virtue of angels is that they cannot deteriorate; their flaw is that they cannot improve. Man’s flaw is that he can deteriorate; and his virtue is that he can improve.
Gideon Lightwood said he was at the Institute in Madrid. What on earth was he doing there?”Faffing about, most likely’, said Will.
Sometimes he wondered if he did these things just to test himself. To see if the feelings had gone. But they had not. When he saw her, he wanted to be with her; when he...
Being Jem, Tessa reflected, must be a great deal like being the owner of a thouroughbred dog that liked to bite your guests. You had to have a hand on his collar constantly.
Mauve,” said Will.
La traición nunca prospera, cual será la razón? Que si prospera, nadie osa llamarla traición.
I promise to charm the dickens out of him,’ said Will, sitting up and readjusting his crushed hat. ‘I shall charm him with such force that when I am done, he will be left lying...
My darling, you are indisposed! You must remain abed for the next eight months. Little Buford – “”I am NOT naming our child Buford…
For that was love, wasnt it–to burn bright in someone else’s eyes?
Tess, Tess, Tessa. Was there ever a more beautiful sound than your name? To speak it aloud makes my heart ring like a bell. Strange to imagine that, isn’t it – a heart ringing –...
We should go back inside,” she said, in a half whisper. She did not want to go back inside. She wanted to stay here, with Will achingly close, almost leaning into her. She could feel...
Andwhose fault is that?
Change is not always accomplished peacefully, but that does not make it disadventageous.
What’s the word for a perfectly reasonable fear of annoying idiots?” inquired Jessamine.
Love potions? For Will ‘erondale? ‘Tain’t my way to turn down payment, but any man who looks like you ‘as got no need of love potions, and that’s a fact.””No,” Will said, a little desperation...
wanting what you could not have led to misery and madness
Jem’s knees gave out, and he sank to the trunk at the foot of his bed, still playing. He played Will breathing the name Cecily, and he played himself watching the glint of his own...
Jem is nothing but goodness. That he struck you last night only shows how capable you are of driving even saints to madness.
Mother, Father, my chwaer fach,It’s my seventeenth birthday today. I know that to write to you is to break the law, I know that I will likely tear this letter into pieces when it is...
Like a lovely vase that someone has smashed. Only luck and skill can put it back together the way it was before.
The light that burned twice as bright burned half as long.
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