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New Moon

New Moon


by Stephenie Meyer

Time Quotes in New Moon

How we cite our quotes: (chapter.paragraph)

Quote #10

Time means something very different to them than it does to you, or even me. They count years the way you count days. (23.160)

The Volturi are so ancient, time moves passes without them paying much attention to it. So the more time you experience, the faster it moves? Maybe when you’ve seen it all before, life’s events become repetitive?

Quote #11

The bond forged between us was not one that could be broken by absence, distance, or time… As I always would belong to him, so would he always be mine… (24.57)

Bella realizes that, for the love she shares with Edward, time doesn’t heal all wounds and could never make her forget him. Their love stands the test of time (or at least one school year apart).

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