Beautiful Language Quotes

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Herman Melville
“Ahab and aguish lay stretched together in one hammock.”
Herman Melville, Moby-Dick or, the Whale

John Webster
“Whether we fall by ambition, blood, or lust, like diamonds we are cut with our own dust.”
John Webster, The Duchess of Malfi

Alison Croggon
“...she felt as if her entire body were glowing with the taste of sunlight, of wind blowing in wide spaces and trees reaching their burdened arms to boundless skies.”
Alison Croggon, The Naming

Alison Croggon
“The taste on her palate was pungent and rich, the flavor of woodlands and dark earth simmered in sunshine.”
Alison Croggon, The Naming

Toni Morrison
“The threads of malice creeping toward him from Beloved's side of the table were held harmless in the warmth of Sethe's smile.”
Toni Morrison, Beloved

Alison Croggon
“...only more keenly aware of how her soul starved within her, its wings wasting with the despair of disuse.”
Alison Croggon, The Naming

Will  Chancellor
“By December an elastic skin of ice reached out hundreds of miles into the sea, rolling with every wave.”
Will Chancellor, A Brave Man Seven Storeys Tall

Kenneth Grahame
“...suddenly he stood by the edge of a full-fed river. Never in his life had he seen a river before— this sleek, sinuous, full-bodied animal, chasing and chuckling, gripping things with a gurgle and leaving them with a laugh, to fling itself on fresh playmates that shook themselves free, and were caught and held again. All was a-shake and a-shiver— glints and gleams and sparkles, rustle and swirl, chatter and bubble. The Mole was bewitched, entranced, fascinated.”
Kenneth Grahame, The Wind in the Willows - Illustrated