The reason you will not say it is, when you say it, even to yourself, you will know it is true.
It's a shame that the only thing a man can do for eight hours a day is work. He can't eat for eight hours; he can't drink for eight hours; he can't make love for eight hours. The only thing a man can do for eight hours is work.
Through the fence, between the curling flower spaces, I could see them hitting.
The river itself is not a hundred yards across, and pa and Vernon and Vardaman and Dewey Dell are the only things in sight not of that single monotony of desolation leaning with that terrific quality a little from right to left, as though we had reached the place where the motion of the wasted world accelerates just before the final precipice.
You mean you won't? he said. You mean, you won't? It was very much like it had been in the school house: someone holding.
Then it wasn't and she was, and now it is and she wasn't.