Character Quotes Flashcards
Wandering Jew. He was indeed a nomad of no nationality. Criss-cross about the world he travelled with them…
He was cruel, too, in the wanton, insect-maiming manner of the very young, and fearless like a little boy
Anthony Blanche had not changed from when I last saw him; not, indeed, from when I first saw him.
The name is Mulcaster,’ said Mulcaster. ‘Viscount Mulcaster.
“There’s Brideshead who’s something archaic… as though an Aztec sculptor had attempted a portrait of Sebastian; he’s a learned bigot, a ceremonious barbarian
Callously wicked, wantonly cruel
I was not her man
There was also a daughter now, she remarked
“Her children, my art”
Charles and Celia
And Julia… A face of flawless Florentine quattrocento beauty… she’s as smart as — well, as smart as Stefanie. So gay, so correct, so unaffected. I wonder if she’s incestuous.
Thin in those days, flat-chested, leggy
The diamonds flashed in her hair and on her fingers, but her hands were nervously rolling little balls of crumb, and her starry head drooped in despair.
I feel the past and the future pressing so hard on either side that there’s no room for the present at all
The place belongs to Lady Julia Flyte, as she calls herself now. She was married to Mottram, the Minister of-whatever-it-is.
His mother is very ill, I said. I have come to tell him. ‘She rich?’ ‘Yes.’