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QuoteAuthor?Short Story
The colors we see, she said, look like they do only because of the light or ray that shines on them.
It is always the same shape, only very numerous. And it is like a woman stopping down and creeping about behind that pattern.
After a minute's brisk walk she discovered that her left hand still held the two blond braids.
Supposing she had not lost the necklace - what then? Who knows?
'I think you are a little high in your demands, and I hereby make you a counter-propsition, which I am inclined to believe you will accept.'
There were a dozen coins in Tom Benecke's pocket and he dropped them, three or four at a time.
'What's the bright boy's name down the counter?' Al asked Max.
'It isn't fair,' she said. A stone hit her on the side of the head.
'That's the trouble with these sailors; they have dull brains to begin with, and they do not know how to get about in the woods. They do excessively stupid and obvious things.'
QuoteAuthor?Short Story
The instant the valise moved, the newspaper top she had over the basket under it rose with a snarl, and Pitty Sing, the cat, sprang onto Bailey's shoulder.
And I want you to feel it - the wind coming off the river, the waves, the silence, the wooded frontier. You're at the bow of a boat on the Rainy River.
The battle was entirely psychological. Span one was assertive and it was beyond the scope of white warders to handle assertive black men.
'He could not, I reflected, be so weak as not to see that the most intricate and remote recess of his hotel would be as open as his commonest closets to the eyes, to the probes...
'I was thinking,' said Walter Mitty. 'Does it ever occur to you that I am sometimes thinking?'
And on the other side of the fence is Raymond with his arms down to his side and the palms tucked up behind him, running in his very own style...
'And your father will rise like a salmon, leap over the bridge over me, and find his way home.'
She had on a dirty-pink... bathing suit with a little nubble all over and, what got me, the straps were down.

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