Posts tagged lit.

He laughed then, and took her hand, and gave her the reins; and she did not look back over her shoulder again, but set her face towards the Tamar.

    — Daphne du Maurier, from Jamaica Inn

Posted by theillistrator

She has already taught me this: Never underestimate either an old woman - or old blood.

    — Alan Bradley, from The Dead in Their Vaulted Arches

Posted by cyberadler

I did not cover or conceal my bald head, but sported it openly wherever I went.

    — Apuleius, from The Golden Ass (tr. P. G. Walsh)

Posted by whodunnit10

[Either way, everything will be fine. But if you have an opinion, please feel free to offer it to me through the gap in the door of a public restroom.] Everyone else does.

    — Tina Fey, from Bossypants

Posted by uchinaguchi

Empress Nur Jahan, too, had died.

    — Indu Sundaresan, from The Feast of Roses

Posted by bookinwonderland

We sat in silence, staring at the blank screen.


K.A. Applegate, from The Absolute

Posted by tvfinalimage