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Benjamin Compson Quotes

Six of the best book quotes from Benjamin Compson
  1. #1
    “Caddy smelled like trees and like when she says we were asleep.”
  2. #2
    “I couldn’t feel the gate at all, but I could smell the bright cold.”
  3. #3
    “So that was it. And you were trying to tell Caddy and you couldn’t tell her. You wanted to, but you couldn’t, could you. Of course Caddy wont. Of course Caddy wont. Just wait till I dress.”
  4. #4
    “So that was it. And you were trying to tell Caddy and you couldn’t tell her. You wanted to, but you couldn’t, could you. Of course Caddy wont. Of course Caddy wont. Just wait till I dress.”
  5. #5
    “His skin was dead looking and hairless; dropsical too, he moved with a shambling gait like a trained bear. His hair was pale and fine. It had been brushed smoothly down upon his brow like that of children in daguerrotypes. His eyes were clear, of the pale sweet blue of cornflowers, his thick mouth hung open, drooling a little.”
  6. #6
    “He needs to be sent to Jackson . . . How can anybody live in a house like this.”

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