The Mysterious Benedict Society Quotes

Trenton Lee Stewart
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If he happened to be late, or bring two pencils, or forget his eraser, or in any other way deviate from the instructions, he would not be allowed to take the test, and that would be that.
-- Narrator (Pencils, Erasers and Disqualifications paragraph 1)

Importance: For the second test that Reynie was to take in hopes of being allowed into a program that would offer him special opportunities, Reynie had a list of specific rules he was to follow or else he would be disqualified. He later learned that Constance was allowed to take the test even though she brought 37 pencils with her.

Reynie did, but he had always been alone in this, had always been considered an oddball.
-- Narrator (Pencils, Erasers and Disqualification paragraph 6)

Importance: This quote points out one of the strange characteristics of Reynie’s personality. Even though he was a young boy, he always read the newspaper, a habit that caused the other children in the orphanage to make fun of...

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