[Ads-l] Quotes from Famous Short Stories

W Brewer brewerwa at GMAIL.COM
Fri Jan 19 18:25:41 UTC 2018

<< "See Colonel Sartoris. I have no taxes in Jefferson." >>
A Rose for Emily
William Faulkner
April 30, 1930, issue of The Forum

<< "The next time, he thought, I'll wear my right arm in a sling; they
won't grin at me then." >>
The Secret Life of Walter Mitty
James Thurber
The New Yorker, March 18, 1939

<< For company's sake I hulloed to Esmé, who had lagged somewhat behind.
With a few springy bounds he drew up level, and then shot past us.  The
wailing accompaniment was explained. The gipsy child was firmly, and I
expect painfully, held in his jaws. >>
Saki, H.H. Munro
The Chronicles of Clovis, 1911

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