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And Then There Were None

And Then There Were None

by Agatha Christie

And Then There Were None Quotes

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Isolation Quotes

Rogers said: “I beg your pardon sir, but there’s no boat on the island.” (4.119-120)

Lies and Deceit Quotes

Rogers said hoarsely: “A lie—a wicked lie… we never did—neither of us…” (4.12-13)

Guilt and Blame Quotes

Drunk, that’s what it was—drunk… And I operated! Nerves all to pieces—hands shaking. I killed her all right. Poor devil—elderly woman—simple job if I’d been sober. (4.101)

Good vs. Evil Quotes

The little elderly spinster was no longer slightly ridiculous to Vera.Suddenly—she was terrible. (7.75-76)

Memory and the Past Quotes

He had even complimented her on her presence of mind and courage, she remembered. For an inquest it couldn’t have gone better. And Mrs. Hamilton had been kindness itself to her—only Hugo—but...

Mortality Quotes

The sea… So peaceful today—sometimes so cruel… The sea that dragged you down to its depths. Drowned… Found drowned… Drowned at sea… Drowned—drowned—drowned… (2.184)

Respect and Reputation Quotes

He had even complimented her on her presence of mind and courage, she remembered. For an inquest it couldn’t have gone better. (1.16)

Justice and Judgment Quotes

Subsiding on to his seat Mr. Blore thought to himself: He’s nearer the day of judgment than I am! But there, as it happens, he was wrong… (1.113-114)

Community Quotes

“I think the time has come for us to pool our information. It would be well, I think, for everybody to come forward with all the information they have regarding the owner of this house.” (3.214)

Criminality Quotes

The Voice went on—a high clear voice: “You are charged with the following indictments…” (3.54) 

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