The Invisible Man
by H.G. Wells
The Invisible Man Quotes
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"[...] but, as a rule, I like to be alone and undisturbed." (2.13)
"A fire," he cried, "in the name of human charity! A room and a fire!" He stamped and shook the snow from off himself in the bar, and followed Mrs. Hall into her guest parlour to strike his bargain...
"I should explain," he added, "what I was really too cold and fatigued to do before, that I am an experimental investigator." "Indeed, sir," said Mrs. Hall, much impressed. (2.17-18)
Millie, her lymphatic aid, had been brisked up a bit by a few deftly chosen expressions of contempt (1.3)
Awe and Amazement Quotes
It was inevitable that a person of so remarkable an appearance and bearing should form a frequent topic in such a village as Iping. (4.4)
"If the straw makes trouble put it down in the bill." (3.28)
Their business there was of a private nature, and had something to do with the specific gravity of their beer. (6.2)
Then the finer end of Fearenside's whip reached his property, and the dog, yelping with dismay, retreated under the wheels of the wagon. (3.4)
The stranger came early in February, one wintry day, through a biting wind and a driving snow, the last snowfall of the year, over the down, walking from Bramblehurst railway station, and carrying...