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respect for the dead Quotes

Four of the best book quotes about respect for the dead
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“One lick less. One lick less and we could be quiet.”
William Faulkner
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As I Lay Dying
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Jewel
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“Whether she died that quickly, I don’t know; but she was dead by the time Mr. Chickering reached her. He was the first one to her. He lifted her head, then turned her face to a slightly more comfortable position; someone said later that he closed her eyes before he let her head rest back on the ground. I remember that he pulled the skirt of her dress down—it was as high as midthigh—and he pinched her knees together.”
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“Colonel Sartoris invented an involved tale to the effect that Miss Emily’s father had loaned money to the town, which the town, as a matter of business, preferred this way of repaying.”
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“They waited until Miss Emily was decently in the ground before they opened it.”

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