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exile Quotes

Eight of the best book quotes about exile
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“O country lost, and gods redeem’d in vain, If still in endless exile we remain!”
Virgil
author
The Aenid
book
Beroe
Iris
characters
despair
loss
exile
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“Thus the first thing that plague brought to our town was exile.”
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“Jason: Anything you or the children want in exile, let me know; I’ll gladly furnish it … Medea: The presents of the wicked are pure poison.”
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“It’s not easy to start over in a new place,′ he said. ‘Exile is not for everyone. Someone has to stay behind, to receive the letters and greet family members when they come back.”
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“Nurse: Yes, now (Medea) knows at a terrible first hand what it is to miss one’s native land.”
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“Nurse: (Medea) might be a rock or wave or the sea, for all she heeds of sympathy from friends, except sometimes to…moan to herself about her father--whom she loved--and her country and the home she sacrificed.”
Euripides
author
Medea
book
love
betrayal
exile
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“Nurse: She never would have baited Pelias’ daughters to the murder of their father.”
Euripides
author
Medea
book
love
betrayal
murder
exile
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“That’s how justice works around here. We don’t have jails or fines. If you commit a serious crime, we exile you to Earth. For everything else, there’s Rudy.”
Andy Weir
author
Rudy DeBois
character

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