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[Y]ou must tell ’em dat love ain’t somethin lak uh grindstone dat’s de same thing everywhere and do de same thing tuh everything it touch. Love is lak de sea. It’s uh movin’ thing, but still and all, it takes its shape from de shore it meets, and it’s different with every shore.
Zora Neale Hurston, Their Eyes Were Watching God.

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It was next day by the sun and the clock when they reached Palm Beach. It was years later by their bodies.

Zora Neale Hurston, Their Eyes Were Watching God.

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Then Joe Starks realized all the meanings and his vanity bled like a flood. Janie had robbed him of his illusion of irresistible maleness that all men cherish, which was terrible. The thing that Saul’s daughter had done to David. But Janie had done worse, she had cast down his empty armor before men and they had laughed, would keep on laughing.
Zora Neale Hurston, Their Eyes Were Watching God.

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She didn’t read books so she didn’t know that she was the world and the heavens boiled down to a drop. Man attempting to climb to painless heights from the dung hill.
Zora Neale Hurston, Their Eyes Were Watching God.

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