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Clary Lane Quotes

Three of the best book quotes from Clary Lane
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“Take a lamp, for instance. When you plug it in, it comes alive, in a way. It lights up. That’s because it’s connected to a wire that’s connected to the generator, which is making electricity, though don’t ask me how. But a bean seed isn’t connected to anything. Neither are people. We don’t have plugs and wires that connect us to generators. What makes living things go is inside them somehow.”
Jeanne DuPrau
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The City of Ember
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Clary Lane
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light
life
living things
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“Don’t say that. This torn-up piece of paper is the most hopeful thing I’ve ever seen. Do you know what this word is? [...] ‘Egress’ [...] ‘It means ‘the way out.’ It means ‘the exit.‘”
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“Everyone has some darkness inside. It’s like a hungry creature. It wants and wants and wants with a terrible power.”

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