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  • The queen—ex-queen, really—sat straight-backed and regal on her bed, her daughters arranged like miniature versions beside her.

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  • The book makes a complete break with these POV characters and introduces some immortal ex-queen and a huge wad of impenetrable infodumping on myths etc etc, and my interest went out the window.

    swimming OMG

  • A vain concession; his demeanour quickly betrayed his secret to the quick eyes of the ex-queen.

    The Last Man

  • The ex-queen of England had, even during infancy, endeavoured to implant daring and ambitious designs in the mind of her son.

    The Last Man

  • The ex-queen had none of the virtues of domestic life, and those of courage and daring which she possessed were rendered null by the secession of her husband: she despised him, and did not care to conceal her sentiments.

    The Last Man

  • The ex-queen, a princess of the house of Austria, had long impelled her husband to withstand the necessity of the times.

    The Last Man

  • The ex-queen gives me Idris; Adrian is totally unfitted to succeed to the earldom, and that earldom in my hands becomes a kingdom.

    The Last Man

  • The ex-queen had also a daughter, now twelve years of age; his fairy sister, Adrian was wont to call her; a lovely, animated, little thing, all sensibility and truth.

    The Last Man

  • Show them their beloved ex-queen " and cut off her head in the public square! "

    The Bloody Crown of Conan

  • Show them their beloved ex-queen - and cut off her head in the public square! '

    The Conan Chronicles

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