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  • "'Not the look of outraged respectability, by any means. It's granny lust.'

    Brianna sat up straight. 'It's what?'

    'Granny lust,' he repeated.... 'You know; an elderly woman's urgent desire for grandchildren to dandle upon her knee, spoil with sweetmeats, and generally corrupt.'"
    —Diana Gabaldon, Drums of Autumn (NY: Dell, 1997), 933

    January 20, 2010