As her eyes filled with tears, she caught the first faint hint of spring on the air.

    — Scott K. Andrews from School’s Out Forever

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[GRACE: Then I’m sorry, mister, but you’re just left out in the cold. (She carries a can of garbage out the rear door, leaving VIRGIL for the moment alone)

VIRGIL: (To himself)] Well…that’s what happens to some people.

    — William Inge, from Bus Stop

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He sat on, her cold hand pressed to his face and the last shreds of her Father’s shining garment lighting the jewels on her feet.

    — Pauline Gedge, from Child of the Morning

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The world is gone, I must carry you.

    — Paul Celan, from “Vast, glowing vault”, (trans. Michael Hamburger)

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[When we’re all gone—you dear Liesl, though you’re much the youngest, and Magnus—there may be a few who will still prove a point with ‘Ramsay says…’”’]

    — Robertson Davies, from World of Wonders

And the child, gazing at me with dark-lashed eyes, laughed.

    — Lynn Cullen, from Mrs. Poe

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