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Adele Geras Quotes

10 of the best book quotes from Adele Geras
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“Every day the huge wooden gate they called the Skaian Gate, which faced the Plain and the sea beyond the Plain, opened wide, and the chariots poured through, filled with armed soldiers.”
Adele Geras
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Troy
book
Xanthe
character
war
soldiers
gates
chariots
concepts
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“The eagle settled itself on a boulder at the edge of the Plain and watched with folded wings as the two armies raced toward one another. A noise like thunder filled the air, and dust rose from the ground in clouds.”
Troy
book
Zeus
character
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“Have you come from the mountains? How wonderful to be able to fly over the city on those bronze wings! I wish I wasn’t stuck here on the ground. I wish I could fly with you!”
Troy
book
Xanthe
character
freedom
wishes
wings
to fly
concepts
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“Lord Hector always led them out. Behind the chariots came the foot soldiers. The Greeks came, too, in chariots and on foot, from the tents that they had put up on the beach, and then both armies began to hack and stab one another and many died.”
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“It’ll be a fierce battle today, and we must be ready for the wounded, poor creatures.”
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“Some say the war is being fought over Helen, but it’s not as simple as that. Wars are never about just one thing. Money comes into it, and trade comes into it.”
Troy
book
Zeus
Helen
characters
war
money
fighting
trade
concepts
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“It’s not going to be easy for the Fates, making sure that everyone who’s set to die does die, but they’ll triumph in the end.”
Troy
book
Zeus
the Fates
characters
war
fate
dying
concepts
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″‘Always expecting the worst, you are.’ ‘If you expect terrible things, then they don’t surprise you, and all good things are like wonderful gifts.‘”
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″‘See, I’ve stopped crying. I won’t cry ever again, I promise you.’ ‘Don’t promise that. Never promise that. Tears are good sometimes. They clear the heart of sorrow.‘”
Troy
book
Helen
Andromache
characters
crying
heart
promises
sorrow
tears
concepts
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“Please, dear Gods on Olympus, who see everything we mortals do, she thought, help me now. Please... keep Boros away.”
Troy
book
Xanthe
Boros
characters

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