The Short Happy Life of Francis Macomber
by Ernest Hemingway
The Short Happy Life of Francis Macomber Quotes
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Men and Masculinity Quotes
"He is a good lion, isn't he?" Macomber said. His wife looked at him now. She looked at both these men as though she had never seen them before. (1.14)
He was dressed in the same sort of safari clothes that Wilson wore except that his were new, he was thirty-five years old, kept himself very fit, was good at court games, had a number of big-game f...
"Do you still have them whipped?" "Oh, yes. They could raise a row if they chose to complain. But they don't. They prefer it to the fines." (1.54-55)
Women and Femininity Quotes
She was an extremely handsome and well kept woman of the beauty and social position which had, five years before, commanded five thousand dollars as the price of endorsing, with photographs, a beau...
"I'll have a gimlet too. I need something," Macomber's wife said. (1.4).