The Caucasian Chalk Circle Quotes

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Because you can’t like it [the cheese]. Because it’s not what it was in the old days. And why not? Because our goats don’t like the new grass. The grazing land over there is no good, whatever the young folks say. You can’t live there. It doesn't even smell of morning in the morning.
-- Old Man (of the Rosa Luxemburg farm) (Prologue)

Importance: The old man explains why the new land occupied by the Rosa Luxemburg farm is untenable, and why they wish to move back to their old land. HIs reference to smell of the morning is designed to feel unnatural, buttressing his argument that this new land is not their home.

I’ve prepared a plan for an irrigation project. With a dam across our mountain lake we could water seven hundred acres of infertile land. Our farm could not only grow more fruit, it could support vineyards too. The project, however, would...
-- Kato, the agriculturalist (Prologue)

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