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"They [subterraneans] are hip without being slick, they are intelligent without being corny, they are intellectual as hell and know all about Pound without being pretentious or talking too much about it, they are very quiet, they are very Christlike." (Page 1)

"Actually I tell you—she's a whole lot and not a little crazy—she's having therapy, has apparently flipped only very recently." (Page 11)

"Men are so crazy, they want the essence, the woman is the essence, there it is right in their hands but they rush off erecting big abstract constructions." (Page 16)

"Protect yourself, angel of no harm, you who've never and could never harm and crack another innocent its shell and thin veiled pain." (Page 26)

"Bear with me all lover readers who've suffered pangs, bear with me men who understand that the sea of blackness in a dark-eyed woman's eyes in the lonely sea itself...

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