Kindle: Most Popular Passages from Outlander

*Spoilers – If you don’t want to know what happens, stop here!*

Amazon exclusively provided EW with the top Kindle highlights for the Outlander series, so you can see which passages made fellow Outlander fans’ hearts go a-flutter. For now, we are only posting the ones from the first book, Outlander.

#11 Claire & Jamie

“For where all love is, the speaking is unnecessary. It is all. It is undying. And it is enough.”

“Life among academics had taught me that a well-expressed opinion is usually better than a badly expressed fact, so far as professional advancement goes.”

“‘Ye are Blood of my Blood, and Bone of my Bone. I give ye my Body, that we Two might be One. I give ye my Spirit, ’til our Life shall be Done.’”

“We have nothing now between us, save—respect, perhaps. And I think that respect has maybe room for secrets, but not for lies.”

“To stand against a crowd would take something more than ordinary courage; something that went beyond human instinct. And I feared I did not have it, and fearing, was ashamed.”

“As though, knowing that everything is possible, suddenly nothing is necessary.”

“It starts out the same, but then, after a moment,” he said, speaking softly, “suddenly it’s as though I’ve a living flame in my arms.” His touch grew firmer, outlining my lips and caressing the line of my jaw. “And I want only to throw myself into it and be consumed.”

“Without one word of direct explanation or apology, he had given me the message he intended. I gave you justice, it said, as I was taught it. And I gave you mercy, too, so far as I could. While I could not spare you pain and humiliation, I make you a gift of my own pains and humiliations, that yours might be easier to bear.”

“Then let amorous kisses dwell On our lips, begin and tell A Thousand and a Hundred score A Hundred, and a Thousand more.”

“He told me that a man must be responsible for any seed he sows, for it’s his duty to take care of a woman and protect her. And if I wasna prepared to do that, then I’d no right to burden a woman with the consequences of my own actions.”

 

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