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carpets Quotes

Four of the best book quotes about carpets
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“I could tell you an interesting fact to get you nodding, Like how carpets were first made in the hopes that all of the world’s grass would one day be replaced by carpets, or, as they called them, ‘comfy grass.‘”
Bo Burnham
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Egghead: Or, You Can't Survive on Ideas Alone
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″... there was a little Arabian carpet that Samuel had bought ages ago in some Mediterranean port or other. It was not bigger than a doormat. But when Joel was a little lad, Samuel had told him stories about its magical properties.”
Joel Gustafson
Samuel Gustafson
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“Bramwell gave Little Bear two big handkerchiefs and a flashlight so he could see into the attic. Then he began to wind up the propeller of the plane. Rabbit and Little Bear climbed aboard and Bramwell began the countdown: ‘Five! Four! Three! Two! One! ZERO!’ They were off! The plane whizzed along the carpet and flew up into the air.”
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“Tom had never seen the like. He had never been in gentlefolk’s rooms but when the carpets were all up, and the curtains down, and the furniture huddled together under a cloth, and the pictures covered with aprons and dusters; and he had often enough wondered what the rooms were like when they were all ready for the quality to sit in. And now he saw, and he thought the sight was very pretty.”

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