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The Voyage of the Dawn Treader (Chronicles of Narnia, #3) The Voyage of the Dawn Treader by C.S. Lewis
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“Courage, dear heart.”
C.S. Lewis, The Voyage of the Dawn Treader
“It isn't Narnia, you know," sobbed Lucy. "It's you. We shan't meet you there. And how can we live, never meeting you?"
"But you shall meet me, dear one," said Aslan.
"Are -are you there too, Sir?" said Edmund.
"I am," said Aslan. "But there I have another name. You must learn to know me by that name. This was the very reason why you were brought to Narnia, that by knowing me here for a little, you may know me better there.”
C.S. Lewis, The Voyage of the Dawn Treader
“There was a boy called Eustace Clarence Scrubb, and he almost deserved it.”
C.S. Lewis, The Voyage of the “Dawn Treader”
“Adventures are never fun while you're having them.”
C.S. Lewis, The Voyage of the Dawn Treader
“But no one except Lucy knew that as it circled the mast it had whispered to her, "Courage, dear heart," and the voice, she felt sure, was Aslan's, and with the voice a delicious smell breathed in her face.”
C.S. Lewis, The Voyage of the Dawn Treader
“In our world," said Eustace, "a star is a huge ball of flaming gas."
Even in your world, my son, that is not what a star is, but only what it is made of.”
C.S. Lewis, The Voyage of the Dawn Treader
“One of the most cowardly things ordinary people do is to shut their eyes to facts.”
C.S. Lewis, Chronicles of Narnia: The Voyage of the Dawn Treader
“And she never could remember; and ever since that day what Lucy means by a good story is a story which reminds her of the forgotten story in the Magician's Book.”
C.S. Lewis, The Voyage of the Dawn Treader
“Sleeping on a dragon's hoard with greedy, dragonish thoughts in his heart, he had become a dragon himself.”
C.S. Lewis, The Voyage of the “Dawn Treader”
“Most of us, I suppose, have a secret country but for most of us it is only an imaginary country. Edmund and Lucy were luckier than other people in that respect.”
C.S. Lewis, The Voyage of the Dawn Treader
“Most of us know what we should expect to find in a dragon's lair, but, as I said before, Eustace had read only the wrong books. They had a lot to say about exports and imports and governments and drains, but they were weak on dragons.”
C.S. Lewis, The Voyage of the Dawn Treader
“But I will not tell you how long or short the way will be; only that it lies across a river. But do not fear that, for I am the great Bridge Builder.”
C.S. Lewis, The Voyage of the Dawn Treader
“My own plans are made. While I can, I sail east in the Dawn Treader. When she fails me, I paddle east in my coracle. When she sinks, I shall swim east with my four paws. And when I can swim no longer, if I have not reached Aslan’s country, or shot over the edge of the world into some vast cataract, I shall sink with my nose to the sunrise.”
C.S. Lewis, The Voyage of the Dawn Treader
“Ah, you've come over the water. Powerful wet stuff, ain't it?”
C.S. Lewis, The Voyage of the “Dawn Treader”
“The very first tear he made was so deep that I thought it had gone right into my heart.”
C.S. Lewis, The Voyage of the Dawn Treader
“Do you mean to say," asked Caspian, "that you three come from a round world (round like a ball) and you've never told me! It's really too bad for you. Because we have fairy-tales in which there are round worlds and I have always loved them … Have you ever been to the parts where people walk about upside-down?"
Edmund shook his head. "And it isn't like that," he added. "There's nothing particularly exciting about a round world when you're there.”
C.S. Lewis, The Voyage of the Dawn Treader
“A powerful dragon crying its eyes out under the moon in a deserted valley is a sight and a sound hardly to be imagined.”
C.S. Lewis, The Voyage of the Dawn Treader
“Am I to understand,' said Reepicheep to Lucy after a long stare at Eustace, 'That this singularly discourteous person is under your Majesty's protection? Because, if not--”
C.S. Lewis, The Voyage of the “Dawn Treader”
“In your world, I have another name. You should know me by it.”
C.S. Lewis, The Voyage of the Dawn Treader
“Shall I ever be able to read that story again; the one I couldn't remember? Will you tell it to me, Aslan? Oh do,do,do."
"Indeed,yes, I will tell it to you for years and years. But now, come. We must meet the master of this house.”
C.S. Lewis, The Voyage of the Dawn Treader
“It would be nice and fairly nearly true, to say that 'from that time forth, Eustace was a different boy.' To be strictly accurate, he began to be a different boy. He had relapses. There were still many days when he could be very tiresome. But most of those I shall not notice. The cure had begun.”
C.S. Lewis, The Voyage of the Dawn Treader
“Do not look sad. We shall meet soon again." "Please, Aslan", said Lucy,"what do you call soon?"
"I call all times soon" said Aslan; and instantly he was vanished away.”
C.S. Lewis, The Voyage of the Dawn Treader
“And there we all were, as invisible as you could wish to see.”
C.S. Lewis, The Voyage of the Dawn Treader
“Gone! And you and I quite crestfallen. It’s always like that, you can’t keep him; it’s not as if he were a tame lion.”
C.S. Lewis, The Voyage of the Dawn Treader
“Why should your Majesty expect it? My own plans are made. While I can, I sail east in the Dawn Treader. When she fails me, I paddle east in my coracle. When she sinks, I shall swim east with my four paws. And when I can swim no longer, if I have not reached Aslan’s country, or shot over the edge of the world in some vast cataract, I shall sink with my nose to the sunrise and Peepiceek will be head of the talking mice in Narnia.”
C.S. Lewis, The Voyage of the Dawn Treader
“For his mind was full of forlorn hopes, death-or-glory charges, and last stands.”
C.S. Lewis, The Voyage of the Dawn Treader
“But what manner of use would it be ploughing through that darkness?' asked Drinian.

Use?' replied Reepicheep. 'Use, Captain?' If you mean by filling our bellies or our purses, I confess it will be no use at all. So far as I know we did not set sail to look for things useful but to seek honour and adventures. And here is as great an adventure as I have ever heard of, and here, if we turn back, no little impeachment of all our honours.”
C.S. Lewis, The Voyage of the “Dawn Treader”
“Though no one would want to be sold as a slave, it is perhaps even more galling to be a sort of utility slave whom no one will buy.”
C.S. Lewis, Voyage of the Dawn Treader
“But who is Aslan? Do you know him?"
"Well-he knows me," said Edmund. "He is the great Lion, the son of the Emperor-beyond-the-Sea, who saved me and saved Narnia.”
C.S. Lewis, The Voyage of the Dawn Treader
“Fools!" said the man, stamping his foot with rage. "That is the sort of talk that brought me here, and I'd better have been drowned or never born. Do you hear what I say? This is where dreams — dreams, do you understand — come to life, come real. Not daydreams: dreams.”
C.S. Lewis, The Voyage of the Dawn Treader

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