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May God forgive me for this and all these things I’ve done.

    — Gabrielle Zevin, from All These Things I’ve Done

Posted by depaysment

God had taken their souls.

    — Alexandre Dumas, from The Man in the Iron Mask (translated by Joachim Neugroschel)

Posted by wearabowler

And he knew, he’d always known, he thought, that no matter what he did, and no matter how many others died, he was doomed to survive the war.

    — Kent Anderson, from Sympathy for the Devil

They are living their lives for future generations, for a new day, and, when it arrives, they will be those who have redeemed humanity in their graves without crosses.

    — Arved Viirlaid, from Graves Without Crosses, translated by Ilse Lehiste

She stepped out into the clear, windy night, walked to the telegram office on Broadway, and let him know that he needn’t come to her window—she would meet him at the dock.

    — Helene Wecker, from The Golem and the Jinni

Posted by golden-d

She knew this too, for she ran into his arms calling out: “Oh, Smithy-Smithy-it may not be too late!”

    — James Hilton from Random Harvest

Posted by jocelynrevisited