Nights at the Circus Quotes

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"just like the fluff on a chick" (p. 12)

"kitchenmaid's attic" (p. 14)

"meant no harm unless provoked." (p. 37)

"living statue" (p. 39)

"of the worst class and defiled." (p. 21)

"prodigies of nature." (p. 59)

"in the night time intermingl[ed] with French perfume." (p. 105)

"female of the species...deadlier than the male..." (p. 114)

"Greatest Show on Earth." (p. 127)

"Cock-a-doodle dooski!" (p. 152)

"a pretty face is one thing...but diamonds is another" (p. 172)

"May you melt in the warmth of my house just as she melts," (p. 186)

"deserted vastness...where lives only bears and shooting stars..." (p. 197)

"human zoo" (p. 220)

"Course, a baritone should sing it really." (p. 248)

"Good riddance to bad rubbish." (p. 245)

"This music...they had been born to make. Had been brought together, here, as women and as lovers, solely to make - music that was at the same time a taming and a not taming; music that sealed the...

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