Downright Dencey Quotes

Caroline Dale Snedeker
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"Suddenly, bursting like a dam, Dencey's long-held self-control gave way. Mob Spirit seized her."
Book I, Chap. 1, p. 6


"She had been wicked before, often, but never this wicked."
Book I, Chap. 3, p. 14


"She had come out to ask for forgiveness, but Jetsam had only broker her ammonite, and had now snatched from her her precious Pilgrim's Progress."
Book I, Chap. 5, p. 32


"She had a deep sense of the ugliness she had seen, a strange intimation, such as sometimes comes to children, of the cruelty of the world which is yet all unknown, all to be lived through."
Book I, Chap. 6, p. 33


"Here were the New England character and hardi-hood, it's God-fearing and mental eagerness, yet all sensitively changed, individualized, so that they became Nantucket and no other."
Book II, Chap. 7, p. 41


"Tom Coffyn's change of religion was a nine-day wonder in Nantucket. Old Elias Coffyn said he'd rather...

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