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new places Quotes

Eight of the best book quotes about new places
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“Splendid to arrive alone in a foreign country and feel the assault of difference. Here they were all along, busy with living; they don’t talk or look like me. The rhythm of their day if entirely different; I am thoroughly foreign.”
Frances Mayes
author
Under the Tuscan Sun
book
being different
alone
foreign
traveling
new experiences
new places
concepts
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“By nine o’clock the movers were gone. Ellie and Gage, both exhausted. were sleeping in their new rooms, Gage in his crib, Ellie on a mattress on the floor surrounded by a foothill of boxes--her billions of Crayolas, whole broken, and blunted; her Sesame Street posters; her picture books; her clothes; heaven knew what else.”
Ellie Creed
Gage Creed
characters
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″‘I never realize how much I like being home unless I’ve been somewhere really different for a while.‘”
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“Please look after this bear. Thank you.”
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“And then George and the man climbed into the car and at last, away they went to the ZOO! What a nice place for George to live!”
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“It was hard to run on the cobblestone but Hendrika was enjoying the city at last.”
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“The market was just as Peter told it would be. And the green straw hat tasted just as good as she thought it would be.”
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“I’d never been to the Point […] Once Dazza and I decided we were going to do it. […] But then we started thinking about those stories they told in the front bar – wild Nungas with spears, boomerangs that come from nowhere and knock you senseless. We got scared and ran all the way back to the Port.”

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