Thursday, August 13, 2009

Quotes: Prejudice

Prejudice 51 "The Russians [on the prairie] had such bad luck that people were afraid of them and liked to put them out of mind". Cather, My Ántonia

Prejudice 200 "All foreigners were ignorant people who couldn’t speak English." Cather, My Ántonia

Prejudice 83 "…a gang of woolly-whiskered book-lice that think they know more than Almighty God…." Lewis, Babbitt.

Prejudice 253 Clarence: "I tell you these strikers are nothing in God’s world but a lot of bomb-throwing socialists and thugs, and the only way to handle ‘em is with a club!"

Babbitt: "O, rats, Clarence, they look just about like you and me, and I certainly didn’t notice any bombs." Lewis, Babbitt.

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