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nowadays Quotes

Three of the best book quotes about nowadays
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“In the old days, when this story took place, time used to run by clockworks. Real clockwork, I mean, springs and cogwheels and gears and pendulums and so on. When you took it apart you could se how it worked, and how to put it together again. Nowadays time runs by electricity and vibrating crystals of quarts and goodness know what else.”
Philip Pullman
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Clockwork
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old days
pendulums
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used to run
clockworks
springs
cogwheels
take it apart
nowadays
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“We have really everything in common with America nowadays, except, of course, language.”
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“Everywhere’s a bad place to cross nowadays,” said Ma. “The traffic’s dreadful. Do you realize, Pa, that’s the third this year, and all on my side of the family too. First there was Grandfather, then my second cousin once removed, and now poor old Auntie Betty...”
Auntie
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