Gladys Mitchell’s Top 10 Popular and Famous Quotes

Ten of My Favourite Gladys Mitchell Quotes 

Love reading? Then it’s likely you will love a good quote from your favourite author. This article covers Gladys Mitchell’s Top 10 Popular and Famous Quotes that we at Australia Unwrapped have collected from some of his greatest works. Gladys Mitchell quotes to remember and here you will find 10 of the best. A memorable quote can stay with you and can be used along your journey. Choosing Gladys Mitchell’s top 10 quotes is not easy, but here they are:

Popular Quotes

“John MacKechnie’s Gaelic Without Groans”
― Gladys Mitchell, The Whispering Knights

 “You wouldn’t be going away for Christmas, sir, I take it?” Hugh was a kind-hearted man. “I begin to perceive your drift, Ethel,” he said. “I could go to my London club, if that would suit the convenience of the staff. Er—what amount of licence is customary on these occasions?” “Christmas Day and come back the morning after Boxing Day would be appreciated, sir, I’m sure. Not that we had it with Mr. Paul, but us thought you might be different.”
― Gladys Mitchell, The Man Who Grew Tomatoes

“She wants to see the children before she dies,” pronounced his wife. “Poor thing. I expect she’s very lonely and unhappy right out there in the country. Write back quickly, dear, and tell her how very welcome she is.” “I’d better tip the boys the wink to be civil to her,” said Godfrey, pursuing a different train of thought. “Her money’s got to be left somewhere, and she was never one to be fond of cats.”
― Gladys Mitchell, The Longer Bodies: A Mrs. Bradley Mystery

 “What about Kost, sir? He’s a foreigner, you know.” “Yes,” said the inspector, allowing to pass unchallenged the usual English implication that foreigners are always either lunatics or criminals or both, “but the motive?”
― Gladys Mitchell, The Longer Bodies: A Mrs. Bradley Mystery

 “Well,” continued Hilary, “it felt like somebody’s face! You know when you play water polo, and you push a chap’s face with your foot—” “What sort of water polo do you play, for heaven’s sake?” asked Richard Cowes.”
― Gladys Mitchell, The Longer Bodies: A Mrs. Bradley Mystery

 “replaced the cigarette, took a plate of kidneys and bacon from the maid, and accepted a piece of bread from a plate proffered by Hilary.”
― Gladys Mitchell, The Longer Bodies: A Mrs. Bradley Mystery

“There are several advanced classes in the university of liars. Golfers and fishermen rank very high in the sporting grades,”
― Gladys Mitchell, The Longer Bodies: A Mrs. Bradley Mystery

 “eyeing him with the maternal anxiety of a boa-constrictor which watches its young attempting to devour their first donkey.”
― Gladys Mitchell, Death Comes at Christmas

“said Mrs Bradley, looking like a benevolent alligator and then suddenly screeching like a slightly demented macaw.”
― Gladys Mitchell, Death Comes at Christmas

“rampole isn’t here and nobody knows when she’ll be back,”
― Gladys Mitchell, The Twenty-Third Man

10 Famous Quotes by Author Gladys Mitchell

10 quotes by Gladys Mitchell there you go! It’s never an easy task picking the best quotations from great writers, so please if you disagree or have more to add, please comment and share your opinions. My 10 greatest Gladys Mitchell quotes will likely be different from yours; however, that’s the best thing about them, each quote can mean something different to each person. So don’t wait, comment and shares your best Gladys Mitchell Quote. 

One Final Bonus – Gladys Mitchell Quote 

“Look here, Mrs. Bradley,” he said. “I feel a pretty frightful bounder telling you all this about the poor girl, but I think some woman ought to know about it. On Wednesday night, yes, last night, Eleanor came into my bedroom at about half-past twelve and–and wanted to stay there! I thought it was a ghost at first. I had terrible difficulty in getting rid of her. In fact, I had to get out of bed and shove her outside and lock the door. Choice, isn’t it?”

“Of course you will lock your door tonight,” she said.
“You bet I shall,” Bertie said fervently, “and nothing short of the house catching fire is going to persuade me to open it.”

― Gladys Mitchell, A Speedy Death

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