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A nervous silence loosens tongues

Kushiel's Chosen

Jacqueline Carey

Kushiel's Chosen
Intimidation    Nervous    Politics    Sex    Silence    Tongues

Are you going to kiss me?" I blabbered stupidly.
"I'm working up the nerve," he said softly.

Brenna    Jake    Kiss    Nervous    Romance

Pray don't talk to me about the weather, Mr. Worthing. Whenever people talk to me about the weather, I always feel quite certain that they mean something else. And that makes me quite nervous.

Nervous    People    Talk    Weather

Some people are attracted to sickness, to the kind of madness where sparks fly
off the head, to the incoherence of despair, masked by nervous energy, which winds up looking like bewildered joy.


Luke Davies

Attracted    Bewildered    Despair    Energy    Incoherence    Joy    Madness    Nervous    Sickness    Sparks

I danced frightening things. They were frightened of me and therefore thought that I wanted to kill them. I did not want to kill anyone. I loved everyone, but no one loved me, and therefore I became nervous.

Dance    Frightening    Kill    Love    Nervous

I don't know why it is, Captain Short, but whenever you start agreeing with me, I get decidedly nervous.

Artemis Fowl

Eoin Colfer

Artemis Fowl

When you feel nervous, recall your pride.

Nervous    Pride    Recall

Relax; the world's not watching that closely. It's too busy contemplating itself in the mirror.

Nervous people tend to overreact.

You talk more when you're nervous," he said, still standing close to her.
"No i don't. That's absurd. I'm just trying to explain to you-"
"Do i make you nervous?"
"No. I'm not nervous."
"You're trembling."
"I'm cold. I'm wearing practically zero clothes."
His glance went to her lips, then back to her eyes. "I noticed.

Dating    Funny    Nervous

We have to take care of the moment and then move on to the next. We can't worry about what's to come.

Issues    Life    Nervous

Her voice sounded much cooler than she felt. Inside, her internal organs were grinding themselves into nervous pulp. Her intestines were gone. Her kidneys were disintegrating. Her stomach was wringing itself out, yanking on her trachea.


Rainbow Rowell


'Do you like me?'
'You know what I mean?'
'Are you nervous?'
'Don't be nervous.'

Unnerved, the nerve, you're nervous, nervous that I'm right.

They saw me. Milton's smile curled off his face like unsticky tape. And I knew immediately, I was a boy band, a boondoggle, born fool. He was going to pull a Danny Zuko in
when Sandy says hello to him in front of the T-Birds, a Mrs. Robinson when she tells Elaine she didn't seduce Benjamin, a Daisy when she chooses Tom with the disposition of a sour kiwi over Gatsby, a self-made man, a man engorged with dreams, who didn't mind throwing a pile of shirts around a room if he wanted too.
My heart landslided. My legs earthquaked.

I am inundated with feeling. I feel like a pinball machine on tilt. All the buzzers are ringing, lights are flashing, and I am about to fry my circuits. Nothing is coming in,and nothing is going out. I feel electrified. The wires ignited, sparked, and fizzled. I want it all to slow down. I go right to the water to douse my flame. I immerse myself in the hot water. I want to wash the smells off my body. I can smell Isabella's hair, her breath, and her child vaginal scent. My hair smells of smoke,and I want to wash Francis off me.

But Robin ...well, she’s OK. We really don’t have much in common, though. I get nervous around people who eat all the time.

Playing with Fire

Francine Pascal

Playing with Fire



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