From the Mixed-Up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler Theme
"What happened was: they became a team, a family of two. There had been times before they ran away when they had acted like a team, but those were very different from feeling like a team."
"He must have thought STAY PUT exactly hard enough, for Claudia did just that. They never knew exactly why she did, but she did."
"Well Saxonberg, that's why I'm leaving the drawing of Angel to…your two lost grandchildren that you were so worried about. Since they intend to make me their grandmother, and you already are their grandfather, that makes us—oh, well, I won't even think about it."