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Either we live by accident and die by accident, or we live by plan and die by plan. (Chapter 1)

Everyone was very helpful and misleading. (Chapter 1)

To the gods we are like the flies that the boys kill on a summer’s day. (Chapter 1)

The very sparrows do not lose a feather that has not been brushed away by the finger of God. (Chapter 1)

Blurred and streaked became her view of the serene Pacific and the enormous clouds of pearl that hang forever motionless above it. (Chapter 2)

Letter writing had to take the place of all the affection that could not be lived. (Chapter 2)

Hers were the letters that in an astonishing world have become the text-book of schoolboys and the ant-hill of the grammarians. (Chapter 2)

The knowledge that she would never be loved in return acted upon her ideas as a tide acts upon cliffs. (Chapter 15)

She saw that the people of this world moved about in... (Chapter 2)

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