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Here are the top-highlighted passages from E.L. James's 'Grey'

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E-Readers, no doubt, have been a crucial factor in the continued success of E.L. James’ Fifty Shades of Grey and its spawns: Fifty Shades Darker, Fifty Shades Free, and, most recently, Grey, which sold over 1 million copies in four days. While reading digitally may give you privacy from the prying eyes of fellow train or airplane passengers, Amazon aggregates your top highlights.

So here, little voyeurs, are the top 10 highlighted passages on Kindle from Grey, so far:

  1. “Why didn’t you tell me there was danger? Why didn’t you warn me? Ladies know what to guard against, because they read novels that tell them of these tricks.”
  2. “‘Only when the last leaf has fallen, the last tree has died, and the last fish been caught will we realize that we cannot eat money.’”
  3. “‘Oh, fuck the paperwork.’ The words come from nowhere and on instinct I grab her and push her against the wall. Clasping both her hands, I pin them above her head so she can’t touch me, and once she’s secure, I twist my other hand in her hair while my lips seek and find hers.”
  4. “The growth and development of people is the highest calling of leadership.”
  5. “Plus ça change, plus c’est la même chose.”
  6. “‘You are mine,’ I whisper. ‘Only mine. Don’t forget it.'”
  7. “With one last lingering look at Anastasia Steele—the first woman I’ve ever slept with—I head out for my run.”
  8. “A man who acquires the ability to take full possession of his own mind may take possession of anything else to which he is justly entitled.”
  9. “I can tell, baby, but right now I don’t give a damn because I can’t take my eyes off your mouth.”
  10. “Clear, embarrassed eyes meet mine and halt me in my tracks. They are the most extraordinary color, powder blue, and guileless, and for one awful moment, I think she can see right through me and I’m left…exposed. The thought is unnerving, so I dismiss it immediately.”

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