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tongues Quotes

Four of the best book quotes about tongues
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“An ugly man, with a face sharp like a weasel and a habit of running a flickering tongue over his lips before he speaks. But most ugly of all are his eyes: blue, bright blue. When people see them, they flinch. Such things are freakish. He is lucky he was not killed at birth.”
Madeleine Miller
author
The Song of Achilles
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eyes
habits
running
ugly
speaking
killing
face
man
lips
being lucky
afraid
tongues
flickering
sharpness
concepts
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“I was just getting ready to stick my tongue out at them; but then I thought about what Miss Franny said, about war being hell, and I thought about what Gloria Dump said, about not judging them too hard. And so I just waved instead.”
India Opal Buloni
Winn-Dixie
Gloria Dump
Miss Franny Block
Dunlap Dewberry
Stevie Dewberry
characters
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“Inside my head is a tumble of incoherent screams that sound an awful lot like someone speaking in tongues. Apparently my inner voice is Pentecostal.”
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Don’t say he didn’t warn you. For a truly inspired family giglefest, this is the top of the charts. make slips and back flips, and your tongue may end up in Saint Looey!”

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