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Georgette Heyer Quiz #2 — the answers


1)   Who said: “I feel an almost overwhelming interest in the methods of daylight abduction employed by the modern youth.”    b) The Duke of Avon, in Devil’s Cub  

2) Who is our hero talking about here?
“She blurts out whatever may come into her head; she tumbles from one outrageous escapade into another; she’s happier grooming horses and hobnobbing with stable-hands than going to parties; she’s impertinent; you daren’t catch her eye for fear she should start to giggle; she hasn’t any accomplishments; I never saw anyone with less dignity; she’s abominable, and damnably hot at hand, frank to a fault, and – a darling!”    b) — Phoebe Marlowe in Sylvester or The Wicked Uncle

3) Who is X in this exchange? 
“What do you mean to do when you reach Lacy Manor?” asked X, regarding him in some amusement.
“Wring her neck!” said Z savagely.
“Well, you don’t need my help for that, my dear boy!” said X, settling himself more comfortably in his chair.      d) Sir Horace Stanton-Lacy, The Grand Sophy

4) Who is X in this quotation? “No one could have called X quick-witted, but the possession of three sisters had considerably sharpened his instinct of self-preservation.”    a) Freddy Standen in Cotillion

5) Who had an unexpected adventure when he discovered a girl, dressed as a boy, escaping from a window on a rope of knotted sheets?
c) Sir Richard Wyndham in  The Corinthian

6) Who  is X in this conversation? “If,” said the Dowager, after a pregnant silence, “I had ever dared to speak so to my grandmother, I should have been soundly whipped and confined to my bedchamber on bread-and-water for a sennight!”
      The gravity vanished from X’s face. “No, would you, Ma’am? How very brave your parents must have been!”    a) — Cressy Stavely in False Colours

7) What cynical society aristocrat found himself unable to withstand the blandishments of a twelve year old boy?    c) The Marquis of Alverstoke, in Frederica

8) Which novel is this from? “Glamour might still have clung to a rakehell who abducted noble damsels, but no glamour remained about a man who had been pushed into a pond in full ball-dress.”     c) The Convenient Marriage 

9)  Who, when taken to view the Elgin Marbles, was outraged that they were broken, some without arms or heads.   a) Freddy Standen in Cotillion

10)  Of what is he talking here?  What is X?
“I didn’t smuggle the X into the country; I merely caused it to be smuggled out of Baluchistan.”     d) ― Lufra, a mongrel dog aka “the Baluchistan Hound”, in Frederica

11) In this book, our eponymous heroine assures this gentleman: “Your strength lies in being precisely the kind of man who can procure one a chair when it has come on to rain.”   Who is she talking to?      b) Lord Charlwood in The Grand Sophy

12) In this conversation, who is indifferent to the approval of Bath Society?
“Let me tell you, sir, that if you wish to be accepted into Bath society you will do well to mend your manners!’ she retorted.
    “I’ve none to mend, and not the smallest wish to be accepted into Bath, or any other, society.”a) Miles Calverleigh, in Black Sheep

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