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Top 39 Quotes About Spectre

#1. It was a foggy day in London, and the fog was heavy and dark. Animate London, with smarting eyes and irritated lungs, was blinking, wheezing, and choking; inanimate London was a sooty spectre, divided in purpose between being visible and invisible, and so being wholly neither. - Author: Charles Dickens
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#2. I do not say think as I think, but think in my way. Fear no shadows, least of all in that great spectre of personal unhappiness which binds half the world to orthodoxy. - Author: Thomas Huxley
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#3. What say of it? what say of CONSCIENCE grim, That spectre in my path? Chamberlayne's Pharronida. - Author: Anonymous
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#4. Oh what force on earth could be weaker than the feeble strength of one" like me remembering the way it could have been. Help me with this barricade. No surrender. No defeat. A spectre's haunting Albert Street. I am your pamphleteer. - Author: John K. Samson
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#5. Aryami Bose's home had been closed up for years, inhabited only by books and paintings, but the spectre of thousands of memories imprisoned between its walls still permeated the house. - Author: Carlos Ruiz Zafon
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#6. An official statement from Liverpool raised the spectre of a future where 'a club's rival can bring about a significant ban for a top player without anything beyond an accusation'. But on hearing this, many Manchester United fans would have been asking for a definition of the word 'rival'. - Author: Nick Hornby
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#7. Over a half-century has passed since the hell of the Holocaust, but its spectre still hangs over the world and doesn't allow us to forget. - Author: Irena Sendler
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#8. Most terrors are but spectral illusions. Only have the courage of the man who could walk up to his spectre seated in the chair before him, and sit down upon it; the horrid thing will not partake the chair with you. - Author: Arthur Helps
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#9. If there was a spectre haunting France in the 1780's, it was not that of revolution but that of state bankruptcy. The whole social and political structure of France stood in the way of tapping the wealth of the better-off, the only sure way of emerging from the financial impasse. - Author: J.M. Roberts
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#10. When love dies and a marriage lies in ruins, the first casualty is honest memory, decent, impartial recall of the past. Too inconvenient, too damning of the present. It's the spectre of old happiness at the feast of failure and desolation. - Author: Ian McEwan
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#11. It was a strange way of killing, not by inches, but by fractions of hairbreadths, to beguile me with the spectre of a hope, through eighteen years! - Author: Emily Bronte
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#12. And as I sit and talk to you I see your face go white
This shadow hanging over me
Is no trick of the light
The spectre on my back will soon be free
The dead have come to claim a debt from thee - Author: Shane MacGowan
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#13. The sun's rim dips; the stars rush out: At one stride comes the dark; With far-heard whisper o'er the sea, Off shot the spectre-bark. - Author: Samuel Taylor Coleridge
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#14. along with AC-130 Spectre gunships put scunion - Author: Milo S. Afong
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#15. What terrified me will terrify others; and I need only describe the spectre which had haunted my midnight pillow. - Author: Mary Shelley
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#16. Marius saw in Bonaparte the dazzling spectre which will always rise upon the frontier, and which will guard the future. Despot but dictator; a despot resulting from a republic and summing up a revolution. Napoleon became for him the man-people as Jesus Christ is the man-God. - Author: Victor Hugo
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#17. I don't believe in the white spectre-type of ghosts you get in stories, but what if ghosts are something else? Like memories somehow caught and trapped in time, released by being in certain places where things first happened. - Author: Julia Green
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#18. For instance: years into the future the building where X Factor is filmed could be a house. The residents may witness the spectre of Simon Cowell saying "That's possibly the worst audition I've ever seen," over and over again. - Author: Pippa Franks
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#19. Cost is the spectre haunting health reform. For many decades, the great flaw in the American health-care system was its unconscionable gaps in coverage. - Author: Atul Gawande
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#20. The scaffold is the accomplice of the executioner; it devours, it eats flesh, it drinks blood; the scaffold is a sort of monster fabricated by the judge and the carpenter, a spectre which seems to live with a horrible vitality composed of all the death which it has inflicted. - Author: Victor Hugo
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#21. Come in! come in !' he sobbed.
'Cathy, do come. Oh do -once more! Oh! my heart's darling! hear me this time - Catherine, at last! - Author: Emily Bronte
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#22. We learn quickly that, like a spectre, the possibility of rape is everywhere at once. We are taught that, like a spectre, rape is almost impossible to pin down. - Author: Erin Wunker
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#23. Ah, Death, the spectre which sate at all feasts! How often, Monos, did we lose ourselves in speculations upon its nature! How mysteriously did it act as a check to human bliss - saying unto it thus far, and no farther! - Author: Edgar Allan Poe
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#24. Until woman as she is can drive this plastic spectre out of her own and her man's imagination she will continue to apologize and disguise herself, while accepting her male's pot-belly, wattles, bad breath, farting, stubble, baldness and other ugliness without complaint. - Author: Germaine Greer
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#25. A spectre is haunting Europe - the - Author: Friedrich Engels
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#26. "Ghost of the Future," he exclaimed, "I fear you more than any spectre I have seen. But as I know your purpose is to do me good, and as I hope to live to be another man from what I was, I am prepared to bear you company, and do it with a thankful heart. Will you not speak to me?" - Author: Charles Dickens
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#27. Bring forth the raisins and the nuts-
Tonight All-Hallows' Spectre struts
Along the moonlit way. - Author: John Kendrick Bangs
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#28. All hail that bane of the upper class, a scene. The spectre of being publicly shamed - Author: Marie Brennan
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#29. A spectre is haunting Western academia ( ... ), the spectre of the Cartesian subject. - Author: Slavoj Zizek
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#30. In one sense, Obama's point couldn't be clearer: race is a distraction from class-based inequities. And if we dismiss working-class resentment as camouflaged racism, we will continue to be distracted by the spectre of race. - Author: Sarah Churchwell
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#31. Let [the wife] guard, as much as possible, against a gloomy and moody disposition, which causes her to move about with the silence and cloudiness of a spectre; for who likes to dwell in a haunted house? - Author: John Angell James
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#32. Just tell yourself they're only stories.
Pamela K. Kinney (Spectre Nightmares and Visitations) - Author: Pamela K. Kinney
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#33. favorite spectre of Sleepy Hollow, the Headless Horseman, who had been heard several times of late, patrolling the country; and, it was said, tethered his horse nightly among the graves in the churchyard. - Author: Washington Irving
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#34. How does one kill fear, I wonder? How do you shoot a spectre through the heart, slash off its spectral head, take it by its spectral throat? - Author: Joseph Conrad
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#35. I knew I was going to be in 'Spectre,' but I didn't realize I was a 'Bond girl' until they announced it. - Author: Stephanie Sigman
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#36. As the films of clay are removed from our eyes, Death loses the false aspect of the spectre, and we fall at last into its arms as a wearied child upon the bosom of its mother. - Author: Edward Bulwer-Lytton, 1st Baron Lytton
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#37. I'm 65 years old. Everyday the future looks a little bit darker. But the past, even the grimy parts of it, well, it just keeps on getting brighter all the time. - Author: Alan Moore
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#38. Terrorism doesn't just blow up buildings; it blasts every other issue off the political map. The spectre of terrorism - real and exaggerated - has become a shield of impunity, protecting governments around the world from scrutiny for their human rights abuses. - Author: Naomi Klein
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#39. No! no! My engagement is with no bride
the worms! the worms expect me! I am a dead man
I have been slain by robbers
my body lies at Wurtzburg
at midnight I am to be buried
the grave is waiting for me
I must keep my appointment! - Author: Washington Irving
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