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villagers Quotes

Seven of the best book quotes from villagers
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″‘And as for running - where would we run to? God is everywhere. There will always be Nazis among us. No, my child, do not tremble before mere men. It is God before whom we must tremble. Only God. We will go ahead, just as we have planned. After all, this is our shtetl, not theirs, and there is still a wedding to be made.”
Jane Yolen
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God
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The Devils Arithmetic
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Reb Boruch
villagers
characters
faith
evil
running
nazis
moving forward
weddings
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“They ate up the few vegetables that were left in their storm-wracked gardens. They ate up the salted pilchards that were left in the cellars. Mowzer hated vegetables and the pilchards were took salty for her taste. Soon there was nothing left. The cats and their people grew very hungry.”
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The villagers of Eyam make the heartbreaking decision to voluntarily quarantine themselves inside the village limits until the plague has run its course.
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“It was taken away when the British left -the people of Bombay did not want to see a foreign ruler after independence, not even a stone one.”
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“As the deaths continue, the villagers, including Mall, begin to panic--helpless to fight off the disease.”
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“Hari and the other Alibagh villagers stood open-mouthed in amazement: they had not brought along a single woman with them, had not thought it necessary, had been sure that they, the menfolk, could manage it all on their own and the women would only be a nuisance.”
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“We were soon down in the village and went clattering down the village street on our horses. It wasn’t difficult to find out way because we could hear laughter and talk from a long way away. ”

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