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Language and Communication Quotes
He said twice over before he knew himself:"Can't a man speak of his own child he's lost?" (36-37)
He saw her from the bottom of the stairs Before she saw him. […] (1-2)
"Tell me about it if it's something human. Let me into your grief. […]" (61-62)
"I don't know rightly whether any man can." (40)
"The little graveyard where my people are! So small the window frames the whole of it. Not so much larger than a bedroom, is it?" (24-26)