Monday, 7 October 2013

The Stand - Clippings

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The Stand (Stephen King)
- Highlight Loc. 2699  | Added on Tuesday, August 06, 2013, 01:05 PM

ronk! ronk! ronk!
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The Stand (Stephen King)
- Highlight Loc. 2699-2700  | Added on Tuesday, August 06, 2013, 01:06 PM

At 2107 hours the centrifuge had ronked its last ronk and had slowly come to rest.
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The Stand (Stephen King)
- Highlight Loc. 2849-50  | Added on Tuesday, August 06, 2013, 04:25 PM

you can’t pick your relatives like you do your friends.”
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The Stand (Stephen King)
- Highlight Loc. 2931  | Added on Wednesday, August 07, 2013, 08:54 AM

INCOMMUNICADO.
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The Stand (Stephen King)
- Highlight Loc. 2944  | Added on Wednesday, August 07, 2013, 08:57 AM

in the vast white class of victims there is a subclass: the victims of victims.
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The Stand (Stephen King)
- Highlight Loc. 3178-79  | Added on Wednesday, August 07, 2013, 02:00 PM

A boy in this degraded age who has a sense of responsibility is even rarer.
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The Stand (Stephen King)
- Highlight Loc. 3363  | Added on Tuesday, August 13, 2013, 11:19 AM

beer. Happiness in a bottle.
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The Stand (Stephen King)
- Highlight Loc. 3607  | Added on Friday, August 23, 2013, 01:59 PM

dead as a doornail and stiff as a poker,
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The Stand (Stephen King)
- Highlight Loc. 3651-52  | Added on Friday, August 23, 2013, 02:16 PM

He was going to have to face the President of the United States soon, very soon, but the soup congealing in Frank D. Bruce’s eyebrows worried him more. Much more.
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The Stand (Stephen King)
- Highlight Loc. 4561  | Added on Friday, August 23, 2013, 04:17 PM

SORRY, WE’RE HAVING PROBLEMS!
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The Stand (Stephen King)
- Highlight Loc. 5027-28  | Added on Friday, August 23, 2013, 05:12 PM

They solved everything the same way Alexander solved the Gordian knot—by cutting it in two with his sword.”
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The Stand (Stephen King)
- Highlight Loc. 5141-42  | Added on Friday, August 23, 2013, 05:23 PM

Tharn. It was a good word for a bad state of mind.
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The Stand (Stephen King)
- Highlight Loc. 6136  | Added on Sunday, August 25, 2013, 05:45 PM

—strangled by the walking dead.
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The Stand (Stephen King)
- Highlight Loc. 6493-95  | Added on Sunday, August 25, 2013, 06:24 PM

For a moment she thought he was going to kiss her, and in that single shining moment she probably would have allowed it, but then the moment passed. In retrospect she was glad.
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The Stand (Stephen King)
- Highlight Loc. 6576-77  | Added on Sunday, August 25, 2013, 06:31 PM

listening as the music of a dead world filled the summer night.
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The Stand (Stephen King)
- Highlight Loc. 6670-71  | Added on Sunday, August 25, 2013, 06:41 PM

The world in the last quarter of the twentieth century had, for me at least, all the charm of an eighty-year-old man dying of cancer of the colon.
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The Stand (Stephen King)
- Highlight Loc. 7558-59  | Added on Wednesday, August 28, 2013, 03:30 PM

further—a group of three dots which, when connected, would form a triangle whose exact shape could not yet be foreseen.
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The Stand (Stephen King)
- Highlight Loc. 8669  | Added on Monday, September 02, 2013, 01:50 PM

No one can tell what goes on in between the person you were and the person you become.
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The Stand (Stephen King)
- Highlight Loc. 10629  | Added on Monday, September 02, 2013, 05:41 PM

James D. L. Staunton’s 1958 study of train and airplane crashes?
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The Stand (Stephen King)
- Highlight Loc. 11738-39  | Added on Tuesday, September 03, 2013, 06:42 PM

I’m busier’n a one-legged man in an ass-kickin contest.
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The Stand (Stephen King)
- Highlight Loc. 12236-37  | Added on Wednesday, September 04, 2013, 03:23 PM

uncomfortable in positions of leadership but rarely able to turn down a responsibility once it has been offered … or thrust upon them.
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The Stand (Stephen King)
- Highlight Loc. 12580  | Added on Sunday, September 08, 2013, 03:05 PM

that would make it August eighteenth.
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The Stand (Stephen King)
- Highlight Loc. 13376-77  | Added on Sunday, September 08, 2013, 04:49 PM

If you can’t afford a movie, go to the zoo. If you can’t afford the zoo, go see a politician.
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The Stand (Stephen King)
- Highlight Loc. 13999  | Added on Monday, September 09, 2013, 08:27 AM

Every dog has its day,
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The Stand (Stephen King)
- Highlight Loc. 15177-78  | Added on Wednesday, September 11, 2013, 03:52 PM

When all the choices have been taken away, what do you do? You choose what’s left. You choose whatever dark adventure was meant for you.
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The Stand (Stephen King)
- Highlight Loc. 15819  | Added on Monday, September 16, 2013, 07:50 AM

necropolis,
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The Stand (Stephen King)
- Highlight Loc. 15898-99  | Added on Monday, September 16, 2013, 07:59 AM

asking for too much is one of humanity’s more popular ways of courting disaster.”
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The Stand (Stephen King)
- Highlight Loc. 16391-92  | Added on Tuesday, September 17, 2013, 07:56 AM

“That part of our lives—the part where we were together and on our own—that part is gone. You’ve changed, I’ve changed, and we can’t change back.”
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The Stand (Stephen King)
- Highlight Loc. 17553  | Added on Tuesday, September 24, 2013, 01:15 PM

(?Explosion?)
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The Stand (Stephen King)
- Highlight Loc. 18101-2  | Added on Wednesday, September 25, 2013, 04:08 PM

There was a single final breath, the last of millions. It was drawn in, held, and finally let out. Her chest just didn’t rise again.
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The Stand (Stephen King)
- Highlight Loc. 19894-95  | Added on Monday, September 30, 2013, 01:12 PM

Love didn’t grow very well in a place where there was only fear, just as plants didn’t grow very well in a place where it was always dark.
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The Stand (Stephen King)
- Highlight Loc. 21208  | Added on Saturday, October 05, 2013, 08:52 PM

not even the dark man could stop the wind.
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The Stand (Stephen King)
- Highlight Loc. 22242  | Added on Sunday, October 06, 2013, 02:58 PM

Captain Trips
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The Stand (Stephen King)
- Highlight Loc. 22411  | Added on Sunday, October 06, 2013, 03:13 PM

“I say we take our chances and live our lives the way we want.”
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The Stand (Stephen King)
- Highlight Loc. 22487  | Added on Sunday, October 06, 2013, 03:21 PM

do you think people ever learn anything?”
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The Stand (Stephen King)
- Highlight Loc. 22490  | Added on Sunday, October 06, 2013, 03:21 PM

I don’t know.
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The Stand (Stephen King)
- Highlight Loc. 22492-94  | Added on Sunday, October 06, 2013, 03:22 PM

We need help, the Poet reckoned. —Edward Dorn
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The Stand (Stephen King)
- Highlight Loc. 22537-38  | Added on Sunday, October 06, 2013, 03:25 PM

Life was such a wheel that no man could stand upon it for long. And it always, at the end, came round to the same place again.

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