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19 of the best book quotes about country
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“They armed themselves and started to eradicate from Haiti what they considered a cult. The entire thing turned into a war! They burned voodoo temples and shrines, and killed some of the practitioners as well as voodoo priests.”
Captain Hank Bracker
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Haiti
Seawater One
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“For we [...] neither build houses (I mean in the country) nor cultivate land.”
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“There are certain modes of governing the people which will succeed. There are others which will not. The idea of consolidation is abhorrent to the people of this country. How were the sentiments of the people before the meeting of the Convention at Philadelphia? They had only one object in view. ”
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“Lord, give us leaders who will break covenants with death in our country.”
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“It was muskets that won the Revolution. And don’t forget it was axes, and plows that made this country.”
Mr. Wilder
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“It’s the biggest country in the world, and it was farmers who took all that country and made it America, son. Don’t you ever forget that.”
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“They left the canals and the highways and the big cities where no one wanted them anymore and went away out in the country.”
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Shooting and shouting result, and the family is ordered to leave the country. An almost duplicate scene labeled “Eritrea” follows. In an effort to show that neither country embraces the union of this Ethiopian man and Eritrean woman and its progeny, the question immediately arises, are the soldiers Ethiopian or Eritrean?
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“The country is shaped by changes. When the bear gang breaks up their winter camp in the Paha Sapa to move to new hunting grounds, the Dakota have to fight the Panifight for the area with the buffalo herds .”
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“There was once, in the country of Alifbay, a sad city, the saddest of cities, a city so ruinously sad that it had forgotten its name. It stood by a mournful sea full of glumfish, which were so miserable to eat that they made people belch with melancholy even though the skies were blue.”
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“I said nothing, nor so much as lifted my face. I had seen murder done, and a great, ruddy, jovial gentleman struck out of life in a moment; the pity of that sight was still sore within me, and yet that was but a part of my concern. Here was murder done upon the man Alan hated; here was Alan skulking in the trees and running from the troops; and whether his was the hand that fired or only the head that ordered, signified but little. By my way of it, my only friend in that wild country was blood-guilty in the first degree; I held him in horror; I could not look upon his face; I would have rather lain alone in the rain on my cold isle, than in that warm wood beside a murderer.”
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“Everyone and everything moved much faster now than before. ”
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“Never again would she be curious about the city...Never again would she want to live there...The stars twinkled above her...The new moon was coming up...It was Spring...And all was quiet and peaceful in the country.”
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It was up to Johnny to keep in touch with Dove. It was all right for Rab to talk. Rab was training with the armed forces. But what could Johnny do? Not much, it seemed to him, except be bored to death for his country.
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“Still, even without the country or a lake, the summer was a fine thing, particularly when you were at the beginning of it, looking ahead into it.”
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“The children never went to the country or lake in the summer, the way their friends did, because their father was dead and their mother worked very hard on the newspaper, the one almost nobody on the block took.”
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“It was all rather complicated because Mummy had said that we had to go live in the country because Daddy had lost his money in pepper; and an awful thought came to me that perhaps we wouldn’t be able to afford a license for Shadow or his dinners.”
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“In fact, we soon found out that every day in the country something happens, and it’s not like going to the Cinema or to museums and seeing what happened to other people: the things happen to you- they’re your own adventures.”
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“I didn’t know then that it was the smell that all gun dogs have- a country smell.”

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