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Elzevir Block Quotes

Four of the best book quotes from Elzevir Block
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“Thou art my diamond, and I would rather lose all other diamonds in the world than aught should come to thee. So, if thou doubtest, let me go, or let not any go at all.”
John Meade Falkner
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Moonfleet
book
John Trenchard
Elzevir Block
characters
loss
protection
precious
diamonds
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“So they stumbled along drenched with the waves, and clustered round Elzevir, for they looked on him as a leader, because he knew the ways of the sea and was the only one left calm in this dreadful strait.”
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“I was he who had come through the surf last night alive, and this poor body was my friend who had laid down his life for me.”
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″...to think that he had given up the safety he had won for himself, and laid down his life, there on the beach, for me...”

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