[Ads-l] "From Here to Eternity" Quotes

Jonathan Lighter wuxxmupp2000 at GMAIL.COM
Sat Jul 29 11:10:05 EDT 2017


First cited by HDAS 1, which notes that FHTE was written 1946-51 and set in
1941.

JL

On Sat, Jul 29, 2017 at 10:06 AM, Jesse Sheidlower <jester at panix.com> wrote:

> 1951 J. Jones _From Here to Eternity_ IV. xxxii. 470 I don't give a flying
> fuck what anybody says.
>
> On Sat, Jul 29, 2017 at 01:44:59PM +0000, Shapiro, Fred wrote:
> > Is anyone out there familiar with James Jones's book From Here to
> Eternity?  If so, I would welcome any suggestions as to what are the one or
> two most famous or memorable quotations from that book.
> >
> >
> > Fred Shapiro
> >
> >
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