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Top 95 Quotes About Arches

#1. If a man knew enough he could write a whole book about the juniper tree. Not juniper trees in general but that one particular juniper tree which grows from a ledge of naked sandstone near the old entrance to Arches National Monument. - Author: Edward Abbey
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#2. A circle swoop, and a quick parabola under the bridge arches
Where light pushes through;
A sudden turning upon itself of a thing in the air.
A dip to the water. - Author: D.H. Lawrence
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#3. In an arch each single stone which, if severed from the rest, would be perhaps defenceless is sufficiently secured by the solidity and entireness of the whole fabric, of which it is a part. - Author: Robert Boyle
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#4. What is sexual in a high heel is the arch of the foot, because it is exactly the position of a woman's foot when she orgasms ... So putting your foot in a heel, you are putting yourself in a possibly orgasmic situation. - Author: Christian Louboutin
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#5. Silas?" She faces me and arches a brow. "I think my mother may be a bitch. - Author: Colleen Hoover
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#6. Our souls are full of Gothic arches, pinnacles, twisted traceries we cannot shake off, and of which Greek minds knew nothing. - Author: Henryk Sienkiewicz
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#7. The fifth freedom, the Freedom of Individual Enterprise, is the keystone of the arch on which the other Four Freedoms rest. This is what freedom means. - Author: Nicholas Murray Butler
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#8. The brave men die in war. It takes great luck or judgment not to be killed. Once, at least, the head has to bow and the knee has to bend to danger. The soldiers who march back under the triumphal arches are death's deserters. - Author: Jean Giraudoux
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#9. example, the proprioceptive pressure a child gains while crawling helps develop the arches of the - Author: Tara Delaney
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#10. He licks his lips while his eyes roam over my body, and a shiver runs through me. He finds my eyes and arches an eyebrow, waiting for me to speak like he didn't just eye fuck the hell out of me. - Author: Evie Harper
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#11. watching trails of mist swirl about your legs, which reminds you of a neighbor's gray kitten that arches its back, puffs up, and rubs against your ankles. - Author: Shane Jiraiya Cummings
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#12. Outside the arch, always there seemed another arch. And beyond the remotest echo, a silence. - Author: E. M. Forster
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#13. The Golden Arches of McDonald's rise, glorious across the landscape, contempo-monolithic, simple in concept as Stonehenge if we could but see it. - Author: Maureen Howard
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#14. Human society is like an arch, kept from falling by the mutual pressure of its parts - Author: Seneca The Younger
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#15. The future arches above us all like a giant question mark, looming or embracing by whims and turns. - Author: Gail Godwin
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#16. That hour o' night's black arch the keystane. - Author: Robert Burns
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#17. But how are you this fine evening? - My arches are falling. - Isn't that the first line of a sonnet? - Author: Patrick Ness
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#18. The Cemetery of Forgotten Books is like the greatest, most fantastic library you could ever imagine. It's a labyrinth of books with tunnels, bridges, arches, secret sections - and it's hidden inside an old palace in the old city of Barcelona. - Author: Carlos Ruiz Zafon
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#19. Mature as he was, she might yet be able to help him to the building of the rainbow bridge that should connect the prose in us with the passion. Without it we are meaningless fragments, half monks, half beasts, unconnected arches that have never joined into a man. - Author: E. M. Forster
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#20. Then she turns to Midnight and perches delicately on his lowered back. He rises, arches his neck, and carries Marlena from the big top. The rest of the horses follow, once again grouped by color, crowding each other to stay close to their mistress. - Author: Sara Gruen
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#21. If an architect wants to strengthen a decrepit arch, he increases the load laid upon it, for thereby the parts are joined more firmly together. - Author: Friedrich Nietzsche
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#22. As we passed a bloke playing a saxophone underneath one of the arches, he put down the sax and started doing a juggling thing with his hands. It was a bit peculiar, though, because, as I said to Jas, He hasn't got any balls. - Author: Louise Rennison
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#23. Motherhood is the keystone of the arch of matrimonial happiness. - Author: Thomas Jefferson
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#24. The sun, centre and sire of light, The keystone of the world-built arch of heaven. - Author: Philip James Bailey
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#25. I dragged myself to my feet, and with my hellhound in tow started off once more through the fastness of the wood, feeling, as the poet did before me, that my companion would be with me through the nights and through the days and down the arches of the years, and I should never be rid of him. - Author: Daphne Du Maurier
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#26. Golden Arches' are the gateway to the afterlife. - Author: Gasmaskman
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#27. There is a chasm between knowledge and ignorance which the arches of science can never span. - Author: Henry David Thoreau
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#28. Melrose is the finest remaining specimen of Gothic architecture in Scotland. Some of the sculptured flowers in the cloister arches are remarkably beautiful and delicate, and the two windows - the south and east oriels - are of a lightness and grace of execution really surprising. - Author: Bayard Taylor
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#29. She is always unwilling to understand, to listen,
She laughs to hide her fear of herself.
She has always walked beneath the arches of nights
And wherever she went
She left
The mark of broken things. - Author: Paul Eluard
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#30. An arch consists of two weaknesses which, leaning one against the other, make a strength. - Author: Leonardo Da Vinci
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#31. I like cats ... When I meet a cat, I say, "Poor Pussy!" and stoop down and tickle the side of its head; and the cat sticks up its tail in a rigid, cast-iron manner, arches its back, and wipes its nose up against my trousers; and all is gentleness and peace. - Author: Jerome K. Jerome
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#32. Have you remembrances, the glimmering arches that span the summits of the mind? - Author: Kahlil Gibran
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#33. He arches his back because when you forgive, the body says, Thank God. - Author: Edmond Manning
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#34. Broken aqueducts, left in the most picturesque and beautiful clusters of arches; broken temples; broken tombs. A desert of decay, sombre and desolate beyond all expression; and with a history in every stone that strews the ground. - Author: Charles Dickens
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#35. The people faded away, the arches, the vaulted roof vanished. I raised my seared eyes to the fathomless glare; and I saw the black stars hanging in the heavens: and the wet winds from the Lake of Hali chilled my face.
("In The Court of the Dragon") - Author: Robert W. Chambers
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#36. The Bridge
Between now and now,
between I am and you are,
the word bridge.
Entering it
you enter yourself:
the world connects
and closes like a ring.
From one bank to another,
there is always
a body stretched:
a rainbow.
I'll sleep beneath its arches. - Author: Octavio Paz
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#37. The archenemy is the arch stupid! - Author: Thomas Carlyle
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#38. The internet becomes too arch. The clip is uploaded and reuploaded endlessly with banner headlines and crappy 3-D graphics. Stuff rots in this supposedly clinical space. - Author: Max Tundra
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#39. To whom can I expose the urgency of my own passion? ... There is nobody - here among these grey arches, and moaning pigeons, and cheerful games and tradition and emulation, all so skilfully organised to prevent feeling alone. - Author: Virginia Woolf
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#40. And rivaling the Democratic Peace theory as a categorical factoid about modern conflict prevention is the Golden Arches theory: no two countries with a McDonald's have ever fought in a war. The only unambiguous Big Mac Attack took place in 1999, when NATO briefly bombed Yugoslavia.234 - Author: Steven Pinker
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#41. It has well been said that the arch-flatterer, with whom all petty flatterers have intelligence, is a man's self. - Author: Francis Bacon
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#42. Oh," he cried. "A broken heart have you! I have falling arches, flying dandruff, a floating kidney, shattered nerves and a broken heart! - Author: Djuna Barnes
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#43. Thick as autumnal leaves that strow the brooks In Vallombrosa, where th' Etrurian shades High over-arch'd imbower. - Author: John Milton
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#44. It is a sad fact that because of comfort, complacency, a morbid fear of communism, and our proneness to adjust to injustice, the Western nations that initiated so much of the revolutionary spirit of the modern world have now become the arch-antirevolutionaries. - Author: Martin Luther King Jr.
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#45. Do we really have to wander around apologizing for enjoying plot, just because James Wood and a few dozen other arch-aesthetes sniff at it? It's like being careful not to sing pop songs in the shower because some guy in the local alt-weekly is a music snob. - Author: Patrick Nielsen Hayden
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#46. All day, after two days and nights of rain, water had been rising in the dykes and now it was creeping rapidly up the five stone arches of the bridge where the she stood watching the wide rainy valley up which the tongue of river finally lost itself in a gray country of winter elms. - Author: H.E. Bates
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#47. The character has to have some kind of arch. The character has to go through an event, and be changed by the human event. - Author: Constantin Stanislavski
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#48. The Golden Arches are now more widely recognized than the Christian cross. - Author: Eric Schlosser
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#49. Maybe the Zion and Bryce Canyon area. Sedona's like that. Grand Canyon, of course. Glen Canyon. Maybe Escalante and Capitol Reef. Or Arches or Canyonlands. - Author: Catherine Ryan Hyde
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#50. When one made love to zero
spheres embraced their arches
and prime numbers caught their breath ... - Author: Raymond Queneau
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#51. The greatest sin is appearing naive or old-fashioned so that somebody can give you a sort of a very cool arch smile and devastate you with one extraordinarily crafted line that puts kind of a hole in your pretentious balloon. - Author: David Foster Wallace
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#52. Rouen shone in dark sunlight and a storm swept it away from my eyes and churned up the broad river with waves which pounced up like cats as our train drew out of the arches of the bridge. - Author: Sylvia Townsend Warner
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#53. Why can't we have those curves and arches that express feeling in design? What is wrong with them? Why has everything got to be vertical, straight, unbending, only at right angles - and functional? - Author: Prince Charles
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#54. No country is so peaceful as the one that leads into death. Life arches above one's head like a bridgespan, and below it flows the water, carries the boat, takes it further. - Author: Alfred Doblin
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#55. Mozart's music is free of all exaggeration, of all sharp breaks and contradictions. The sun shines but does not blind, does not burn or consume. Heaven arches over the earth, but it does not weigh it down, it does not crush or devour it. - Author: Karl Barth
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#56. It builds cathedrals before the workmen have moved a stone, and it destroys them before the elements have worn down their arches. It is the architect of the buildings of the spirit, and it is also their solvent: - and the spiritual precedes the material. - Author: Alfred North Whitehead
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#57. I'll bridge these hills with graceful arches - Author: Frank Lloyd Wright
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#58. Golden Arches theory: no two countries with a McDonald's have ever fought in a war. - Author: Steven Pinker
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#59. The spine is best at bearing a load in an arch - Author: Mark Rippetoe
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#60. The wolf is the arch type of ravin, the beast of waste and desolation. - Author: Theodore Roosevelt
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#61. You say to a brick, 'What do you want, brick?' And brick says to you, 'I like an arch.' And you say to brick, 'Look, I want one, too, but arches are expensive and I can use a concrete lintel.' And then you say: 'What do you think of that, brick?' Brick says: 'I like an arch.' - Author: Louis Kahn
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#62. Islamic culture has given us majestic arches and soaring spires; timeless poetry and cherished music; elegant calligraphy and places of peaceful contemplation. - Author: Barack Obama
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#63. Spread ya legs, arch your back. Go up and down, and make it clap. - Author: Diplo
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#64. The only clouds are pale and thin, hung as high as they can manage, like cobwebs in the high arches of a stairwell, and the sky is a freshly scrubbed blue, as permanent-looking as the first day of the holidays. - Author: Jon McGregor
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#65. She mediated, by turns, on broken promises and broken arches, phaetons and false hangings, Tilneys and trap-doors. - Author: Jane Austen
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#66. Oh, honey. Just because I can't buy what he's selling doesn't mean I can't window shop. Besides there's not even a remote chance he's interested. It wasn't me he had his eye on yesterday." Her head swivels toward me. She arches a dark brow. - Author: Magda Alexander
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#67. Life begins at 40 - but so do fallen arches, rheumatism, faulty eyesight, and the tendency to tell a story to the same person, three or four times. - Author: William Feather
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#68. There never will be a book, because some one else has written it for him," said Mr. Pepper with considerable acidity. "That's what comes of putting things off, and collecting fossils, and sticking Norman arches on one's pigsties. - Author: Virginia Woolf
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#69. See the wild Waste of all-devouring years! How Rome her own sad Sepulchre appears, With nodding arches, broken temples spread! The very Tombs now vanish'd like their dead! - Author: Alexander Pope
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#70. I can never tire of speaking of the bridges of Paris. By day and by night have I paused on them to gaze at their views; the word not being too comprehensive for the crowds and groupings of objects that are visible from their arches. - Author: James Fenimore Cooper
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#71. Feathered with hoarfrost, skeletal trees loom closer; fog shrouded arches. - Author: Paul Brown
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#72. Concord's little arch does not span all our fate, nor is what transpires under it law for the universe. - Author: Henry David Thoreau
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#73. I haven't come here with you for the sole purpose of making out," I evade, wondering if she can hear my heart.She scrunches her nose, arches a brow, and meets my gaze dead on with her cutest challenge glare. "Well that's why I've brought you here. - Author: Anne Eliot
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#74. History fades into fable; fact becomes clouded with doubt and controversy; the inscription molders from the tablet; the statue falls from the pedestal. Columns, arches, pyramids, what are they but heaps of sand - and their epitaphs, but characters written in the dust? - Author: Washington Irving
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#75. You walk through a series of arches, so to speak, and then, presently, at the end of a corridor, a door opens and you see backward through time, and you feel the flow of time, and realize you are only part of a great nameless procession. - Author: John Huston
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#76. Silence blew from the hole she had dug like smoke. She could feel what lay just beyond. The new countryside. The unspeaking multitude. Steeples and arches of bone; temples of silence. She felt the great shapes that moved there, majestic and unfurled, utterly silent, utterly dark. - Author: Nathan Ballingrud
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#77. Haydn lets out a low whistle. "You're a real piece of work."
"It's okay," I say, turning to face him. "I got the memo." He arches a brow. "The one that says you hate my guts. There's no need to rub it in. - Author: Siobhan Davis
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#78. Standing there, gaping at this monstrous and inhumane spectacle of rock and cloud and sky and space, I feel a ridiculous greed and possessiveness come over me. I want to know it all, posess it all, embrace the entire scene intimately, deeply, totally ... - Author: Edward Abbey
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#79. Isabella pauses as something in her body holds itself erect, then arches towards the voice of Oskar's little girl, like a flower tilting under the weight of its hoard of pollen. - Author: Glenn Haybittle
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#80. Ten builders rear an arch, each in turn lifting it higher; but it is the tenth man, who drops in the keystone, who hears our huzzas. - Author: George Iles
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#81. Then, the sea fell, and the dying voice made another feeble effort, and then the sea rose high, and beat its life out, and lashed the roof, and surged among the arches, and pierced the heights of the great tower; and then the sea was dry, and all was still. - Author: Charles Dickens
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#82. I fled Him down the nights and down the days
I fled Him down the arches of the years
I fled Him down the labyrinthine ways
Of my own mind, and in the midst of tears
I hid from him, and under running laughter. - Author: Francis G. Thompson
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#83. The sound of the fountain wove its way through the arches. - Author: Carlos Ruiz Zafon
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#84. Sometimes she arches away from me and wears a light halo of genius about her. - Author: Priya Parmar
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#85. Most of all, I love Manchester. The crumbling warehouses, the railway arches, the cheap abundant drugs. That's what did it in the end. Not the money, not the music, not even the guns. That is my heroic flaw: my excess of civic pride. - Author: Tony Wilson
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#86. The green garden, moonlit pool, lemons, lovers, and fish are all dissolved in the opal sky, across which, as the horns are joined by trumpets and supported by clarions there rise white arches firmly planted on marble pillars ... - Author: Virginia Woolf
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#87. Dark accurate plunger down the successive knell
Of arch on arch, where ogives burst a red
Reverberance of hail upon the dead
Thunder like an exploding crucible! - Author: Allen Tate
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#88. Though who knows the architecture of the mind, and whether the arches that open upon discrete episodes are ordered in any way sequentialy? - Author: Gregory Maguire
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#89. It's a half bridge, really, as only four of its original arches remain. It ends midway across the river. Like it reached, tried to reunite with, the other side and fell short. - Author: Khaled Hosseini
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#90. Did you know they don't have golden arches at the McDonald's in Sedona? Only McDonald's in the world without golden ones? They're teal. - Author: Mike Bove
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#91. Today we are all speeding under the golden arms of the arches into our city, into our lives, into the world that is a stream of information, ceaselessly collected and projected. - Author: Jeanette Winterson
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#92. We didn't need dialogue; we had faces.' It's what Thurlow used to say on days they spent staring at their newborn. Ida on that play mat with the arches overhead, groping for toys, gumming the fur, and them on either side, on their stomachs, watching the world dilate in her eyes. - Author: Fiona Maazel
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#93. No man ever sailed over exactly the same route that another sailed over before him; every man who starts on the ocean of life arches his sails to an untried breeze. - Author: William Mathews
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#94. Over lowland, over snow and tundra span arches, raised by the rising sun. See: the light is winning! And the stream is streaming towards open minds and towards seeds dreaming of growth. - Author: Einar Skjaeraasen
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#95. Those who die in battle are burned, their ashes used to make the marble arches that you see here. The blood and bone of demon slayers is itself a powerful protection against evil. Even in death, the Clave serves the cause. - Author: Cassandra Clare
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