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Date Posted: 19:43:41 04/12/15 Sun
Author: Happiapple
Subject: Quote of the Day for Monday, April 13

The following quote is taken from Outlander by Diana Gabaldon, Chapter 13, A Marriage is Announced.



"St. Ninian's spring. Ye drank the water before I asked ye."

I was thoroughly bewildered by this time.

"What does that have to do with it?"

He looked surprised, then his mouth twisted in a smile. "Ye didna know? They call it the liar's spring , as well. The water smells o' the fumes of hell. Anyone who drinks the water and then tells untruth will ha' the gizzard burnt out of him."

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[> I wonder if Dougal really believed this. I think he was still very wary of Claire and didn't know what she was. I wonder if it was the only way he could have believed her, because he nothing else to go by. -- LisaW, 09:37:56 04/13/15 Mon


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[> [> I think he did. why would he take that as proof otherwise? -- kgp, 10:43:27 04/13/15 Mon


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[> [> [> I think so too, kpg. -- LisaW, 15:30:05 04/13/15 Mon


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[> This came as a surprise to me in the book, and now on the show too. Dougal hadn't strike me as being so superstitious. This almost verged on gullibility. -- Rita, 17:20:16 04/13/15 Mon


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