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astonishing Quotes

Seven of the best book quotes about astonishing
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“It was astonishing that a man of his intellect could stoop so low as he did—but that was too harsh a phrase—could depend so much as he did upon people’s praise.”
Virginia Woolf
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To the Lighthouse
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Lily Briscoe
Mr. Ramsay
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“I shall be up before you are awake; I shall be afield before you are up; and I shall have breakfasted before you are afield. In short, I shall astonish you all.”
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“That my complicated life could be made so simple was astounding.”
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″ ‘The people without passion are the ones who always say no’, he’d said moments before, and I’d turned, stunned, to listen.”
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″ But to rush at once into despotism because there is a bare possibility of anarchy ensuing from the rejection, or from what is yet more visionary, the small delay that would be occasioned by a revision and correction of the proposed system of government is so superlatively weak, so fatally blind, that it is astonishing any person of common understanding should suffer such an imposition to have the least influence on his judgment.”
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“It was astonishing how the mask transformed her. All of a sudden she became once again a rather pretty young lady.”
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“Bartholomew quickly snatched off the hat. He stared at it in astonishment. It was exactly the same as his own hat the same size, the same color. It had exactly the same feather.”

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