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In the midst of life, we are in death.

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But no artist, I now realize, can be satisfied with art alone. There is a natural craving for recognition which cannot be gain-said.

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I don't know. I don't know at all. And that's what's frightening the life out of me. To have no idea....

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Crime is terribly revealing. Try and vary your methods as you will, your tastes, your habits, your attitude of mind, and your soul is revealed by your actions.

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One of us in this very room is in fact the murderer.

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One little Indian left all alone, he went out and hanged himself and then there were none.

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It had come about ex­act­ly in the way things hap­pened in books.

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Be sure thy sin will find thee out.

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Best of an island is once you get there - you can't go any farther...you've come to the end of things...

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And then there were none.

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When the sea goes down, there will come from the mainland boats and men. And they will find ten dead bodies and an unsolved problem on Indian Island.

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You're very young...you haven't got to that yet. But it does come! The blessed relief when you know that you've done with it all - that you haven't got to carry the burden any longer. You'll feel that too someday...

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That's peace - real peace. To come to the end - not to have to go on... Yes, peace.

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Fear, what a strange thing fear was...

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When a man's neck's in danger, he doesn't stop to think too much aboutsentiment.

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There was something magical about an island—the mere word suggested fantasy. You lost touch with the world—an island was a world of its own. A world, perhaps, from which you might never return.

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Oh, yes. I've no doubt in my own mind that we have been invited here by a madman-probably a dangerous homicidal lunatic.

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Unpleasant to feel that people were discussing you

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Death was for-the other people.

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This is no time for refusing to look facts in the face.

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...You can't save someone who doesn't want to be saved.

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Ulick Norman Owen—Una Nancy Owen—each time, that is to say, U. N. Owen. Or by a slight stretch of fancy, UNKNOWN!

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From now on, it is our task to suspect each and everyone amongst us. Forewarned is forearmed. Take no risks and be alert to danger. That is all.

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It is perfectly clear. Mr. Owen is one of us.…

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A slightly uncommon condition of the some-long-word. Nothing at all serious, but it just needs putting right. A simple treatment.

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Women are fiends-absolute fiends.

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He would like, really, to take a long holiday. But he couldn’t afford to do that. He could afford it financially, of course, but he couldn’t afford to drop out. You were soon forgotten nowadays.

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I have, let me confess it in all humility, a pitiful human wish that someone should know just how clever I have been. . . .

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Don't be a fool," Vera Claythorne urged herself. "It's all right. Elly Kleinman and others are downstairs. All four of them. There's no one in the room. There can't be. You're imagining things, my girl.

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The police, as servants of law, must be of a high order of integrity. For their word is perforce believed by the virtue of their profession.

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Down the steep track into the village a car was coming. A car so fantastically powerful, so superlatively beautiful that it had all the nature of an apparition.

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Funny, just this minute he didn't want much to get away from the island.

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Do you know this part of the world well?

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Ten little Indian boys went out to dine; One choked his little self and then there were nine.

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There are crimes that cannot be brought home to their perpetrators. Instance the Rogerses’. Another instance, old Wargrave, who committed his murder strictly within the law.

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One takes things for granted too much," said Emily Brent.

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The innocent must not suffer.

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Forewarned is forearmed.

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...a mad man has all the advantages on his side.

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In the midst of life we are in death.

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Jonas knew for a fact that it had been purchased by the Admiralty with a view to carrying out some very hush-hush experiments!

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The Lord is mindful of his own. Thou shalt not be afraid for the terror by night; nor for the arrow that flieth by day….

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The judge murmured with a reptilian smile:

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It was a fantastic moment. In it, Anthony Marston seemed to be something more than mortal. Afterwards more than one of those present remembered that moment.

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Ten little soldier boys went out to dine; One choked his little self and then there were Nine. Nine

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When a man's neck's in danger, he doesn't stop to think too much about sentiment.

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But afterwards you went on remembering.

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He thought: Best of an island is once you get there—you can’t go any farther … you’ve come to the end of things…. He knew, suddenly, that he didn’t want to leave the island. VI

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Ulick Norman Owen.

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