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Top 100 Quotes About Clung

#1. The city hung on him, weighed him down with stone on all sides; it clung to him with the tar of dozens of eyes he could see, and hundreds more he couldn't. Lord, how much easier things were in the forest. - Author: Oksana Zabuzhko
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#2. So, just for one more merry day To the great Tree the leaflets clung, Frolicked and danced and had their way, Upon the autumn breezes swung. - Author: Sarah Chauncey Woolsey
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#3. I was where my heart held out hope that someday I would be again. It was the reason I never forgot him. My heart had held onto him. And as he clung to me, as he soothed me, held me, I felt everything begin to relax. - Author: Rebecca Ethington
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#4. It surprised him how badly he didn't want anyone else in Hero's room. Even her family. She'd clung to him so ferociously, and he wasn't ready to give that up. So - this was new and dangerous emotional territory. - Author: Kerrigan Byrne
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#5. Clung tightly to the Lord, faithfully following Him and obeying His commands (v. 6). - Author: John F. MacArthur Jr.
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#6. Even in forgetting there is an aspect of recollection, a faded few moments of wispy consciousness clung like webs in high-vaulted chambers, moving ever so lightly with the draft. - Author: Jeffrey Panzer
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#7. But my mind clung to my wife's image, imagining it with an uncanny acuteness. I heard her answering me, saw her smile, her frank and encouraging look. Real or not, her look then was more luminous than the sun which was beginning to rise. - Author: Viktor E. Frankl
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#8. With their mother lying in a coma twenty miles away, they clung together drunkenly and wept for the loss of their father. - Author: Richard Yates
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#9. ...being in love. It was not an emotion that could be willed away when it became too arduous to bear. It clung tight with the tenacity of a stubborn clam, forcing its victim to face the pain (Adam Ashworth). - Author: Cynthia Wicklund
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#10. We clung to each other, as bookish young people often do, while waiting out the years until our real lives could begin. At - Author: Molly Crabapple
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#11. I clung to each word that fell from his lips like a spider to a web. - Author: Dannika Dark
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#12. She clung to him, she poured out her terrors, her unavailing regrets, and the far echoes turned them all to jeering laughter. - Author: Mark Twain
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#13. And clung more closely to the dear human love, from which our Father never means us to be weaned, but through which He draws us closer to Himself. - Author: Louisa May Alcott
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#14. You swam in a river of chance and coincidence. You clung to the happiest accidents - the rest you let float by. - Author: David Wroblewski
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#15. It was like a bit of flypaper stuck to your finger that you couldn't shake off. The bloody thing clung to life like a limpet. - Author: Alan Bradley
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#16. I clung to him as though only the one who had inflicted the pain could comfort me for suffering it. - Author: Angela Carter
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#17. He wondered if burned books made a special kind of smoke that clung to the world forever, in the same way that a book, once read, clings to its reader forever. - Author: Suzanne Selfors
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#18. His young wife - thirty years his junior - ran toward him with open arms. Rather than simply embracing him, she leaped onto him, wrapped all four limbs around him like a squid, and clung. - Author: Daniel Arenson
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#19. In those days, the smell of leather and blood had clung to him like perfume. Now it was perfume that clung to him like perfume, - Author: George R R Martin
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#20. Late in the afternoon the sky changed to pale gray and there was rain in the air, the atmosphere close and stifling, and a silence clung heavily to the flat colorless plain. - Author: Elmore Leonard
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#21. Drama school was a lifeline for me, it saved me. I found it very nurturing - I just clung on. - Author: Lily James
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#22. The girl clung to the boy so she could chase away her dark. He was light, and she was fading. She was drowning, and she just couldn't stop. - Author: Rachel E. Carter
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#23. Her outfit must have penetrated his unconscious. She wore a shirt of softly fringed suede that clung to her breasts like an unforgiven sin. - Author: Louise Erdrich
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#24. Blue was standing over her, shaking out his wet hair like an annoying blue dog. Beads of water clung to the muscle of his chest. He was wiry, not buff like Henley, but his body made up for size with definition.
Nothing could make up for his personality.
"Stop dripping on me," Mira snapped. - Author: Sarah Cross
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#25. Honestly, I never needed a mask to go onstage. It was me who was there, and it was always what I felt, based on what I had learned at home, in my religion, and from society. I clung to that: 'This is me, it has to be me.' And if I had an encounter with someone of the same sex, I looked away. - Author: Ricky Martin
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#26. It seemed to me that there were two worlds: one before the sun, and one after. And if that were true, then maybe there were people who were citizens of those different worlds as well. Some moved easily through the landscape of night, and others clung to the bright hours. - Author: Robert McCammon
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#27. She wanted to return to her dream. Perhaps it was still somewhere there behind her closed eyelids. Perhaps a little of its happiness still clung like gold dust to her lashes. Don't dreams in fairy tales sometimes leave a token behind? - Author: Cornelia Funke
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#28. If what they kept and clung to seemed strange, part of me sympathized: it was all they had left of their home. Just because they knew it was gone didn't mean they knew how to let it go. - Author: Ransom Riggs
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#29. Rushing off to the Ministry the night that he had died. Harry clung to this notion, because it - Author: J.K. Rowling
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#30. Was that hard-hearted? Well, so what if it was. She'd been through enough to harden anyone. It was none of her choosing; all she'd done was clung on to her life like a spar from a shipwreck. Better to be hardened than crushed to nothing. - Author: Emma Donoghue
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#31. Nothing is to be clung to as I, me or mine - Author: Gautama Buddha
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#32. Drowning, she clung fiercely to that small, splintered piece of mast bobbing in the ocean we call justice. There is no justice, of course, or very little of it, and counting on it as a life raft is a big mistake. - Author: Siri Hustvedt
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#33. I clung to nothing, in a way I was calm. But it was a horrible calm - because of my body; my body, I saw with its eyes, I heard with its ears, but it was no longer me; it sweated and trembled by itself and I didn't recognize it any more. - Author: Jean-Paul Sartre
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#34. Caught between life and death, I clung to life. - Author: Diogo Mainardi
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#35. A good dream was something you clung to until the last moment before waking. - Author: Veronica Rossi
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#36. Darkness had fallen upon everything for him; but just because of this darkness he felt that the one guiding clue in the darkness was his work, and he clutched it and clung to it with all his strength. - Author: Leo Tolstoy
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#37. Remember that Divinity is the true self of Man. It cannot be sold for gold; neither can it be heaped up as are the riches of the world today. The rich man has cast off his Divinity, and has clung to his gold. And the young today have forsaken their Divinity and pursue self-indulgence and pleasure. - Author: Khalil Gibran
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#38. Suddenly I had this feeling, this absolute certainty, that I was never going to be able to let him go. It was as simple and as hard as that. I had clung to him like a barnacle all these years, and now I couldn't cut away. It was my own fault, really. I couldn't let go of Conrad. - Author: Jenny Han
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#39. What use mistakes if not to learn from them? What use learning if, in the end, one clung to the old? - Author: Michelle West
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#40. Kris was in black running shorts and a tight gray T-shirt constructed from some sort of magical material that clung to his muscles and triggered a gush of epinephrine while her amygdala attempted to reconcile two conflicting signals from her prefrontal cortex: attraction and revenge. "All - Author: Sarah Strohmeyer
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#41. Oft times, anger was all I had, my sole defining characteristic. It clung to me like an insecure girlfriend, and I put as little effort into sloughing it off. - Author: Bobby Adair
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#42. Much of our American progress has been the product of the individual who had an idea; pursued it; fashioned it; tenaciously clung to it against all odds; and then produced it, sold it, and profited from it. - Author: Hubert H. Humphrey
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#43. Seeing the way his trousers clung to those most English parts. - Author: Seth Grahame-Smith
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#44. Blue clung to Pyrgus and her tears turned to a ghastly, gurgling giggle. 'I'm Queen of Hael now, Mr. Fogarty,' she said; and she fainted. - Author: Herbie Brennan
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#45. Clung to those faint images that seemed to blur and fade - Author: Jennifer L. Armentrout
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#46. I have clung To nothing, lov'd a nothing, nothing seen Or felt but a great dream! - Author: John Keats
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#47. It was obvious from their expressions that they believed the wellbeing of R.'s inhabitants was endangered by my youth. The visit was very enjoyable, but the horror of the previous night still clung to me. - Author: E.T.A. Hoffmann
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#48. Georgie pretended to dance. She clung to Neal's shirt. They rubbed their noses together. "You're my wife," Neal said, and then he laughed, and she tried to catch his dimples with her teeth. (Like if she caught them she might get to keep them.)
"Yours," she said. - Author: Rainbow Rowell
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#49. The barrenness of sand, as it is usually pictured, was not caused by simple dryness, but apparently was due to the ceaseless movement that made it inhospitable to all living things. What a difference compared with the dreary way human beings clung together year in year out. - Author: Kobo Abe
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#50. Much of the Wild had been lost, so that to them the Wild was the unknown, the terrible, the ever menacing and ever warring. But to him, in appearance and action and impulse, still clung the Wild. - Author: Jack London
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#51. the faint smell of corruption clung to it like a woman's perfume. - Author: George R R Martin
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#52. I clung to my rusted dreams during the times of silence. It was at gunpoint that I fell into every hope and allowed myself to wish from the deepest part of my heart. - Author: Ruta Sepetys
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#53. I clung to something like hope, to a thread of maybes and possiblys and perhapses. - Author: Tahereh Mafi
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#54. She had not been herself for weeks, yet no one noticed. She knew this feeling, it creeps up like sliding slowly into the darkness. Some days she clung on, other days she let herself slip further. - Author: Tina J. Richardson
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#55. That sentence is: "Nothing is to be clung to as I, me, or mine." In other words, no attachments - especially to fixed ideas of yourself and who you are. - Author: Jon Kabat-Zinn
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#56. Time to set forth alone and find out what sort of man I was, instead of being a mirror to somebody else. Swearing a blood oath, even as I clung to this ghost embrace, that I would never hold another man who wouldn't hold me back. - Author: Paul Monette
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#57. All my dreams of leaving, but beneath them I was afraid to go. I had clung to them, to Rass, yes, even to my grandmother, afraid that if I loosened my fingers an iota, I would find myself once more cold and clean in a forgotten basket. - Author: Katherine Paterson
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#58. I was awash on a sea of desire, drowning in everything about her. Her passion answered mine as she murmured my name and clung to me so tightly that her nails dug into my skin, as though she feared she might lose me if she let go. - Author: Richelle Mead
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#59. In that world, those with seeing eyes could only blunder about, but the blind man would be at home, and now instead of being the one who was guided by others, he might be one the one to whom the others clung for guidance. - Author: George R. Stewart
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#60. She clung to him, song after song, staring into his eyes they way she used to stare into mine. - Author: Kiera Cass
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#61. Blood and brain tissue clung to the wet rock like the refuse of a sad picnic. - Author: Dan Simmons
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#62. We both clung to each other, riding out the crescendo together, making sure we were feeling it all as one. One beat. One note. One song. - Author: Karina Halle
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#63. Here and there on the branch of an oak a congress of leaves still clung, rigid as flakes of bronze. - Author: Martha Ostenso
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#64. The way of the truthful-by-nature is as a bicycle race in a pair of sandpaper underpants, but William clung to an indisputable fact. - Author: Terry Pratchett
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#65. I guess as long as people think of me for different ages, I'll trust their opinion. I remember noticing one year that Michelle Monaghan played 34 and 19, so I've kind of clung to that as my justification that I can be Jake Gyllenhaal's wife and a freshman in college in the same year. - Author: Anna Kendrick
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#66. In the countryside where the communal pattern was least disturbed, the new religion found the ground less favorable. The villagers (pagani) and the heath-dwellers (heathen) clung longest to the ancient cults. - Author: Eric Hoffer
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#67. From a blow. His yellow eyes clung to von Hallstatt. He desperately - Author: Louis L'Amour
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#68. The only access now to the world, the universe, is made through bits and pieces, clung to as small heroes battling against withdrawal. - Author: Christine Brooke-Rose
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#69. My body froze and my heart raced, as I let rip with a breathless scream. It felt like I was being stabbed by hundreds of tiny ice daggers, as the filthy surge ran down my legs and flooded my boots. I clung to the ladder, shaking and shivering, all the while cursing the abominable English climate. I - Author: Richard Harrison
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#70. The great majority of the nobility and gentry of England clung to the doctrine and ceremonies of the ancient church, and yet were united in determination to oppose the papal claims. - Author: Sabine Baring-Gould
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#71. I was not ready for abstraction. I clung to earth and her dear shapes, her density, her herbage, her juice. I wanted her volume, and I wanted to hear her throb. - Author: Emily Carr
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#72. That it was no doubt a dark hour, but that he should get through it; that after all he held his destiny, evil as it might be, in his own hand; that he was master of it. He clung to that thought. - Author: Victor Hugo
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#73. As he drank, little brown drops of coffee clung to his mustache like dew. Men will live like billy goats if they are let alone. - Author: Charles Portis
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#74. Austin cleared his throat. Given the choice between being with books or people, he'd always choose books. You could always tell what a book thought without needing to have a confrontation. People, on the other hand, defensively clung to their need to be right no matter how flawed their thinking. - Author: Ted Dekker
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#75. I couldn't shed the cold; it clung to every bit of me. - Author: Maggie Stiefvater
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#76. I clung to the dream like a lifeline, the only thing worth keeping going for. That was why I had agreed to come here. I'd always said I would sell my soul for a pony of my own. - Author: Kate Lattey
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#77. For the next hour, Joanne clung to Spence's back, comfortable now with the enforced physical intimacy, loving the wind on her face, the swoops and dizzying corners , the way other bikers saluted as if she and Spence belonged, with them, to a select club. - Author: Bobby Hutchinson
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#78. The thick murmur of my name on his tongue was almost enough to push me over the edge as I clung to the sweetly strange need to hold him safe within my arms. Even, dare I say, within my body. Is it the conceit of every woman that she can provide such a haven? Is it the dream of every man to find it? - Author: Sara Poole
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#79. The bus was crowded, standing room only, and he clung apelike from a bar that hung down from the ceiling. It was humiliating to be packed in with all these people; it reminded him of a cattle car or worse, a sardine can, or worse...but what could be worse than this? - Author: Joseph G. Peterson
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#80. Would he be haunted, as she knew she would be, by the memory of the love they'd once clung to, yet tented to so recklessly, and abandoned so carelessly? - Author: Joy Fielding
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#81. It was more real than anything she'd ever imagined, and she clung to that in the same way that the sky clung to the earth. - Author: Shona Moyce
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#82. Her hands clung to my neck; they would not have held me so fast in a shipwreck. And I did not understand whether she wanted me to save her or to drown with her. - Author: Raymond Radiguet
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#83. A canopy of sticky young leaves clung to the branches above him. There were startling yellow clouds of forsythia, trails of purple aubrietia; a young willow shook in a fountain of silver. - Author: Rachel Joyce
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#84. The grass he walked through was new and a sweet smell clung to his clothes. There was blue dye on his hands from the wild irises ... that the color of the sky was a shade that could never be replicated in any photograph, just as Heaven could never be seen from the confines of Earth. - Author: Alice Hoffman
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#85. Her azure blouse clung to her torso like hunger. - Author: Elizabeth George
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#86. What's she crying for now?" Theo wanted to know as Pilar clung to his father and sobbed.
"Women wait until it's over before they cry, especially when it's important." Maddy studied the
way her father turned his face into Pilar's hair. "This is important - Author: Nora Roberts
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#87. War had rearranged my priorities. I now clung to memories more than goals or material things. But there were a few irreplaceable items that buoyed my spirit and fight for life. It was at that moment that I realized. Something was missing from my suitcase. - Author: Ruta Sepetys
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#88. If you have not clung to a broken piece of your old ship in the dark night of the soul, your faith may not have the sustaining power to carry you through to the end of the journey. - Author: Rufus Jones
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#89. In the kitchen, Chub clung to the wall, made no sound whatsoever, but his mouth opened and closed, opened and closed, as he told himself, kept telling himself, that life was material, everything was material - you just had to live long enough to see how to use it. - Author: William Goldman
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#90. The sensation burst over her, flames and sparks, stars, and all that was holy. She clung to him, blinded by the sun above her, feeling like the light had entered her veins to sing through her book, lift her high above the earth. - Author: Lecia Cornwall
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#91. Do you know, I always imagine that the subway trains are dragons,' Rose said to Bear as they clung to his coat for support in the swaying car. 'Tearing back and forth across the city in their underground caves, devouring people and spitting them out at random destinations. - Author: Regina Doman
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#92. I can't stay, said Chanu, and they clung to each other inside a sadness that went beyond words and tears, beyond that place, those causes and consequences, and became a part of their breath, their marrow, to travel with them from now to wherever they went. - Author: Monica Ali
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#93. It happened during the winter of 1973, when evenings rang out stillborn from far across the weathered moorland, and snow fell hard and heavy and clung atop the peppered veins of nature's tough bracken, all picture-postcard like. - Author: Jordan Mason
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#94. Hipsterdom's a tightrope strung across the canyon of douche-baggery. He clung by a finger. - Author: Anthony Marra
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#95. Tahtahta-ha-ha' clattered the wheels. A lamp outside the window nodded to him. Another. A third. The lamps ceased to wink. Night without winking clung to the windows.

("Adam") - Author: Andrei Bely
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#96. In adopting a patently false but stubbornly clung-to mythology of human sexuality that makes demons out of natural drives, we've entered a stage of moral sickness, not of moral health. - Author: Jesse Bering
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#97. Only Rhys remained, and I hated him as I clung to him, I hated him with my entire heart - Then - Author: Sarah J. Maas
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#98. Her nightmare clung to her like the smell of smoke to cloth. - Author: Shannon Hale
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#99. Julius rose to his feet. The towel dropped, showering cut brown hair over Monna Alessandra's elegant tiles. His hair, finely tailored, clung to a thick-boned face with slanting eyes and a blunt profile which would have looked well on a coin. Tobie, who had almost no hair, gazed at him sadly. - Author: Dorothy Dunnett
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#100. The stinging insects clung to one another and floated in clumps the size of basketballs, the ants on bottom giving their lives to save those on top. They - Author: Judith Richards
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