“He had never thought of himself as much of a praying man, but as he sat in the car in the growing darkness and the minutes passed, he knew what it was to pray. It was to will goodness out of evil, hope out of despair, life out of death. It was to will dreams into existence and spectres into reality. It was to will an end to anguish and a beginning to joy.”
“Il ne s'était jamais considéré comme un homme de prière, mais, assis dans la voiture au milieu de l'obscurité qui tombait et des minutes qui s'égrenaient, il comprit ce que le mot « prier » voulait dire. C'était vouloir que le mal se transforme en bien, le désespoir en espérance, que la mort devienne vie. C'était vouloir que les rêves existent et que les spectres deviennent réalité. C'était vouloir que finisse l'angoisse, vouloir que commence la joie.”
“exophthalmic, with a little upturned nose that continually”
“Nigel Parrish waited until they returned from the”
“How is something a memory if you never forgit?”
“I'm addicted to you. You're my crack, and you also happen to be the only dealer.”
“როგორ გინდა, სისუფთავეზე იფიქრო, როცა თავიდან ფეხებამდე ქაქში ხარ ამოსვრილი?!”
“As with real estate, what matters with bullet holes is location, location, location.”
“Lost Secrets of the Sacred Ark by Sir Laurence Gardner.”
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