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Ralph 1

'You could see now that he might make a boxer, as far as width and heaviness of shoulders went, but there was a mildness about his mouth and eyes that proclaimed no devil.' CH 1

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Ralph 2

'Ralph sat on a fallen trunk, his left side to the sun. On his right were most of the choir; on his left were larger boys who had not known each other before...before him small children squatted in the grass.' CH 2

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Ralph 3

"Piggy, for all his ludicrous body, had brains. Ralph was a specialist in thought now, and could recognize thought in another." Ch. 5

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Ralph 4

"The world, that understandable and lawful world, was slipping away." Ch. 5

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Ralph 5

"Even the sounds of nightmare from the other shelters no longer reached him, for he was back to where came from, feeding the ponies with sugar over the garden wall." Ch. 6

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Ralph 6

“Not even Ralph knew how a link between him and Jack had been snapped and fastened elsewhere.”

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Ralph 7

"The only trouble was that he would never be a very good chess player." Ch. 7

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Ralph 8

"'after all we aren't savages really...'" Ch. 11

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Ralph 9

"'They're not as bad as that. It was an accident.'" Chapter 12

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Ralph 10

"Ralph launched himself like a cat; stabbed, snarling, with the spear, and the savage doubled up." Chapter 12

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Ralph 11

"What was the sensible thing to do? There was no Piggy to talk sense." Chapter 12

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Ralph 12

"Ralph wept for the end of innocence, the darkness of man's heart, and the fall through the air of the true, wise friend called Piggy." Chapter 12

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Piggy 1

“He was shorter than the fair boy and very fat…looked up through thick spectacles.” Ch. 1

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Piggy 2

“Piggy asked no names. He was intimidated by this uniformed superiority and the off-hand authority in Merridew’s voice” Ch. 1

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Piggy 3

“with the martyred expression of a parent who has to keep up with the senseless ebullience of the children” Ch. 2

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Piggy 4

"'You got your small fire all right.'" Ch. 2

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Piggy 5

"Piggy, for all his ludicrous body, had brains. Ralph was a specialist in thought now, and could recognize thought in another." Ch. 5

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Piggy 6

"Piggy was... so full of pride in his contribution to the good of society, that he helped to fetch wood." Ch. 8

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Piggy 7

"We was on the outside. We never done nothing, we never seen nothing." Ch.10

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Piggy 8

“I'm scared of him, and that's why I know him. If you're scared of someone you hate him but you can't stop thinking about him. You kid yourself he's all right really, an' then when you see him again; it's like asthma an' you can't breathe.” Ch. 6

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Piggy 9

"'This is 'jus talk... I want my glasses.'" Ch. 11

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Piggy 10

"Ralph--remember what we came for. The fire. My specs." Ch. 11

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Piggy 11

"Which is better--to have laws and agree, or to hunt and kill?" Ch. 11

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Piggy 12

"The rock struck Piggy a glancing blow from chin to knee; the conch exploded into a thousand white fragments and ceased to exist." Ch. 11

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Piggy 13

"Piggy's arms and legs twitched a bit, like a pig's after it has been killed." Chapter 11

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Piggy 14

"What was the sensible thing to do? There was no Piggy to talk sense." Chapter 12

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Jack 1

“When his party was about ten yards from the platform he shouted an order and they halted, gasping, sweating, swaying in the fierce light” Ch. 1

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Jack 2

"'We've got to have rules and obey them. After all, we're not savages. We're English, and the English are best at everything.'" Ch. 2

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Jack 3

“Jack was bent double. He was down like a sprinter, his nose only a few inches from the humid earth. … he lowered his chin and stared at the traces as though he would force them to speak. Then, dog-like, uncomfortably on all fours yet unheeding his discomfort, he stole forward” Ch. 3

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Jack 4

“If you're hunting sometimes... you can feel as if you're not hunting, but -- being hunted, as if something's behind you all the time in the jungle.”

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Jack 5

"Beside the mere, his sinewy body held up a mask that drew their eyes and appalled them. He began to dance and his laughter became a bloodthirsty snarling." Ch. 4

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Jack 6

"'I painted my face--I stole up. Now you eat--all of you--and I--'" Ch.4

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Jack 7

“I'm scared of him, and that's why I know him. If you're scared of someone you hate him but you can't stop thinking about him. You kid yourself he's all right really, an' then when you see him again; it's like asthma an' you can't breathe.” Ch. 6

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Jack 8

"Serve you right if something did get you, you useless lot of cry-babies!" Ch. 5

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Jack 9

"'We musn't let anything happen to Piggy, must we?'" Ch. 7

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Jack 10

"He says things like Piggy. He isn't a proper chief.'" Ch. 8

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Jack 11

"'This head is for the beast. It's a gift.'" Ch. 8

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Jack 12

"You can't tell what he might do." Ch. 10

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Jack 13

"You're a beast and a swine and a bloody, bloody thief!" Ch. 11

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Simon 1

"Then, amid the roar of bees in the afternoon sunlight, Simon found for the fruit they could not reach... passed them back down to the endless, outstretched hands." Ch. 3

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Simon 2

"'Maybe there is a beast....maybe it's only us.'" Ch. 5

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Simon 3

“However Simon thought of the beast, there rose before his inward sight the picture of a human at once heroic and sick.” Ch. 6

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Simon 4

"'You'll get back to where you came from.'" Ch. 7

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Simon 5

"'You knew, didn't you? I'm part of you? Close, close, close! I'm the reason why it's no go? Why things are what they are?'" …"'You're not wanted..."Ch. 8

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Simon 6

"The water rose farther and dressed Simon's coarse hair with brightness. The line of his cheek silvered and the turn of his shoulder became sculptured marble." Ch. 9

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Simon 7

"surrounded by a fringe of inquisitive bright creatures, itself a silver shape beneath the steadfast constellations, Simon's dead body moved out toward the open sea." Ch. 9

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Roger 1

“Roger’s arm was conditioned by a civilisation that knew nothing of him and was in ruins” Ch. 4

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Roger 2

“Roger received this news as an illumination. He ceased to work at his tooth and sat still, assimilating the possibilities of irresponsible authority” Ch. 10

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Roger 3

"Roger advanced... as one wielding a nameless authority." Chapter 11