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"They led and he followed blindly, his heavy chest heaving up and down in silent weeping ... it was the worst kind of madness, deep and tongue-tied" (The Madman, pg. 10.)

"We did not ask him for money yesterday; we shall not ask him tomorrow. But today is our day; we have climbed the iroko tree and would be foolish not to take down all the firewood we need" (The Voter, pg. 16.)

"I don't believe anybody will be so unlike other people that they will be unhappy when their sons are engaged to marry" (Marriage Is a Private Affair, pg. 22.)

"Akueke did not listen. And now her protective spirit despairing of her had taken a hand in the matter and she was stricken with this disease. At first people pretended not to notice her swelling stomach" (Akueke, pg. 33.)

"Now all that had changed, or had begun to change. So that an...

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