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    "I know ye to be cowards, and it is to cowards I speak."

    The Adventures of Mowgli -- Rudyard Kipling
    I must create a system, or be enslaved by another man's. ~ William Blake

    Captivity is consciousness,
    So's liberty. ~ Emily Dickinson

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    Suddenly there was a sharp noise.

    ("The Box Man" by Kobo Abe)

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    THE SECRET LIFE OF BEES - Sue Monk Kidd

    I took everything out, and, stretching out among the fallen peaches, I rested them across my abdomen.

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    Which hand?
    I'll go with the left so I'll have the right one left to type.

    "The women sought work as typewriters, stenographers, seamstresses, and weavers."

    The devil in the white city by Erik Larson

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    "Many sensible things banished from high life find an asylum among the mob."

    White-Jacket, Herman Melville
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    "If the add-a-beads got tacky, what else will as you go along?"

    The Silence of the Lambs by Thomas Harris

    Deep into that darkness peering, long I stood there, wondering, fearing, doubting, dreaming dreams no mortal ever dared to dream before. ~ Edgar Allan Poe

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    "Let us then once for all drop all nonsense about Joan being cracked, and accept her as at least as sane as Florence Nightingale, who also combined a very simple iconography of religious belief with a mind so exceptionally powerful that it kept her in continual trouble with the medical and military panjandrums of her time. "


    'Saint Joan' by G.B. Shaw
    I must create a system, or be enslaved by another man's. ~ William Blake

    Captivity is consciousness,
    So's liberty. ~ Emily Dickinson

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    "it is precisely laughter that destroys the epic, and in general destroys any hierarchical (distancing and valorized) distance."

    The Dialogic Imagination: Four Essays, by Mikhail Mikhailovich Bakhtin, translated by Caryl Emerson and Michael Holquist.
    A tragic situation exists precisely when virtue does not triumph but when it is still felt that man is nobler than the forces which destroy him.
    - Orwell

    Read of my Shepherd

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    There was silence for a moment.

    Arthur C. Clarke- Childhood's End
    Nothing, nothing is certain, except the insignificance of everything I can comprehend and the grandeur of something incomprehensible but most important" -Andrei Bolkonsky
    "But, I didn't do anything"- Professor Lawrence Gopnik
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    Brilliant!
    "Opening the catalogue - which has been cleverly constructed so as to be operable to both left- and right-handed users - you will notice that each magnificent full-colour life-size page is equipped with its own individual number, expertly chosen to correspond to the page it is on, in elegant time-honoured numerals."

    69 for 1, Alan Coren.
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    "You see Marullo has arthritis, and besides he has other interests."

    The Winter of Our Discontent

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    'Looks pretty happy to be helping the Empress of Scotland, doesn't he.' from Doctor Who - The Forgotten Army
    expectabam bona et venerunt mihi mala praestolabar lucem et eruperunt tenebrae - Job 30:26

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    When the meat had been removed from the carcass, the women handed them the skin.

    Sarum ~ Edward Rutherfurd

    Deep into that darkness peering, long I stood there, wondering, fearing, doubting, dreaming dreams no mortal ever dared to dream before. ~ Edgar Allan Poe

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    "And parting summer's lingering blooms delay'd;"

    Oliver Goldsmith - "The Deserted Village"
    "Mongo only pawn in game of life" - Mongo

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    "There was crackling, something breaking in his brain as the pain swelled and he had just managed to think, with complete certainty - I'm dying."

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