"She scowled at her glass of orange juice."
"The naked child ran out of the hide-covered lean-to toward the rocky beach at the bend in the small river."
"My wound is geography."
"In the tender green time of April, Katherine set forth at last upon her journey with two nuns and the royal messenger."
"In 1913, when Anthony Patch was twenty-five, two years were already gone since irony, the Holy Ghost of this later day, had, theoretically at least, descended upon him."
"Tuesday, September 23 Sometimes it seems like all I ever do is lie. "
"There was death at its beginning as there would be death again at its end."