Whats your favourite sentence in literature?
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« on: June 27, 2017, 05:19:36 pm »

Could be a few sentences even
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« Reply #1 on: July 09, 2017, 10:42:34 pm »


"At the still point, there the dance is." —T. S. Eliot.

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« Reply #2 on: July 11, 2017, 04:12:08 am »

"I don't think..." "Then you shouldn't talk", said the Hatter.

Plenty of my favourites are in Alice, but this one rocks it all.
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« Reply #3 on: July 18, 2017, 07:28:20 am »

Life’s but a walking shadow, a poor player that struts and frets his hour upon the stage and then is heard no more. It is a tale told by an idiot, full of sound and fury, signifying nothing...
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« Reply #4 on: July 21, 2017, 10:54:45 am »

"The End" - every book ever
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I am a slut.
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« Reply #5 on: July 25, 2017, 04:59:13 am »

"Man, n. An animal so lost in rapturous contemplation of what he thinks he is as to overlook what he indubitably ought to be. His chief occupation is extermination of other animals and his own species, which, however, multiplies with such insistent rapidity as to infest the whole habitable earth and Canada"

Ambrose Bierce "The Devil's Dictionary"
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« Reply #6 on: August 01, 2017, 10:56:31 am »

"Man, n. An animal so lost in rapturous contemplation of what he thinks he is as to overlook what he indubitably ought to be. His chief occupation is extermination of other animals and his own species, which, however, multiplies with such insistent rapidity as to infest the whole habitable earth and Canada"

Ambrose Bierce "The Devil's Dictionary"

The Devil's Dictionary?

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« Reply #7 on: August 01, 2017, 04:17:16 pm »

1911 satirical work.
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Devil's_Dictionary
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« Reply #8 on: August 02, 2017, 12:04:37 am »


 >Cheesy


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