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absence Quotes

Six of the best book quotes about absence
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“Yet who can presume to say what the War wants, so vast and aloof it is... so absentee.”
Thomas Pynchon
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Gravity's Rainbow
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Roger Mexico
Jessica Swanlake
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“Absence and peace. Your absence taught me how to live without you time away taught me to find peace in being alone.”
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“Her daughter’s absence was very painful at first. But three times a week she would receive a letter from her, and on the other days she would write to her. She would also walk in her garden, or read a little, and in this way she filled the long, empty hours.”
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“Today, Monday, Wanda Petronski was not in her seat. But nobody, not even Peggy and Madeline, the girls who started all the fun, noticed her absence.”
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Griffin Silk is an uncommon sort of boy, from an uncommon sort of family. The warm, loving home he shares with his father, grandmother and five big sisters (The Rainbow Girls) is marked by the aching absence of his mother and baby sister
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“Alex had realized during those months how enormous their mother’s presence had been and how painful her absence was now.”

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