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The City of Brass Quotes

S. A Chakraborty
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You’re a fool…You shouldn’t be caught up in that southern magic.”
-- Yaqub (chapter 1 paragraph -)

Importance: This quote is spoken by Yaqub when Nahri visits him in his shop. It is significant because it reflects the theme that magic is dangerous.

It had taken her years as a child—and a number of painful lessons—to even realize how different she was from the people around her, like being the only sighted person in a world of the blind. And her abilities were so natural, so organic, that it was impossible to think of them as anything out of the ordinary.”
-- Narrator-Nahri (chapter 1 paragraph -)

Importance: This quote develops Nahri’s character and demonstrates her Nahid trait of being able to heal herself and other people.

It’s your father’s fault things have gotten this bad—if the shafit were afforded equal protection, we wouldn’t be forced to take the law into our own hands...
-- Anas (chapter 4 paragraph -)

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