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Colonel Sartoris Quotes

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“Colonel Sartoris invented an involved tale to the effect that Miss Emily’s father had loaned money to the town, which the town, as a matter of business, preferred this way of repaying.”
William Faulkner
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A Rose for Emily
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Colonel Sartoris
Mr. Grierson
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respect for the dead
hiding the truth
compassion
repayment
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“Only a man of Colonel Sartoris’ generation and thought could have invented it, and only a woman could have believed it.”

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