The Witches Quotes
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"She was simply a part of the painting, just a picture painted on the canvas." (2.31)
Awe and Amazement Quotes
I gazed up at my grandmother who sat there like some ancient queen on her throne. (2.42)
Lies and Deceit Quotes
What makes her doubly dangerous is the fact that she doesn't look dangerous. (1.22)
REAL WITCHES dress in ordinary clothes and look very much like ordinary women. (1.4)
One child a week is fifty-two a year.Squish them and squiggle them and make them disappear. (1.11-12)
The fact that I am still here and able to speak to you (however peculiar I may look) is due entirely to my wonderful grandmother. (2.1)
A REAL WITCH hates children with a red-hot sizzling hatred that is more sizzling and red-hot than any hatred you could possibly imagine. (1.6)
Cunning and Cleverness Quotes
[A witch's] mind will always be plotting and scheming and churning and burning and whizzing and phizzing with murderous bloodthirsty thoughts. (1.7)
[Y]ou might just possibly manage to escape from being squelched before you are very much older. (1.29)
For all you know, a witch might be living next door to you right now. (1.24)
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