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Quotes from Between the Acts (1941) by Virginia Woolf
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1  She could see the great open door.
Between the Acts (1941) By Virginia Woolf
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2  That's the great thing, dressing up.
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3  "Play out the play," great Eliza commanded.
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4  All the great moon-eyed heads laid themselves back.
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5  She splashed into the fine mesh like a great stone into the lily pool.
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6  For the ruff had become unpinned and great Eliza had forgotten her lines.
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7  In the very nick of time she lifted her great moon-eyed head and bellowed.
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8  And the human figure was seen to great advantage against a background of sky.
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9  The Barn to which Lucy had nailed her placard was a great building in the farmyard.
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10  The terrace was broad enough to take the entire shadow of one of the great trees laid flat.
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11  A great harvest the mind had reaped; but for all this, compared with his son, he did not care one damn.
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12  Only a few great names--Babylon, Nineveh, Clytemnestra, Agamemnon, Troy--floated across the open space.
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13  But, then, as a small child in a perambulator, a great cart-horse had brushed within an inch of her face.
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14  She would be in and out twenty times, and finally bring them lemonade in a great jug and a plate of sandwiches.
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15  But the breeze blew the great sheet out; and over the edge he surveyed the landscape--flowing fields, heath and woods.
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16  Then the wind rose, and in the rustle of the leaves even the great words became inaudible; and the audience sat staring at the villagers, whose mouths opened, but no sound came.
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17  A length of yellow brocade was visible half-way up; and, as one reached the top, a small powdered face, a great head-dress slung with pearls, came into view; an ancestress of sorts.
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18  Then Mrs. Sands took an egg from the brown basket full of eggs; some with yellow fluff sticking to the shells; then a pinch of flour to coat those semi-transparent slips; and a crust from the great earthenware crock full of crusts.
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19  Folded in this triple melody, the audience sat gazing; and beheld gently and approvingly without interrogation, for it seemed inevitable, a box tree in a green tub take the place of the ladies' dressing-room; while on what seemed to be a wall, was hung a great clock face; the hands pointing to three minutes to the hour; which was seven.
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20  Then the great lady in the bath chair, the lady whose marriage with the local peer had obliterated in his trashy title a name that had been a name when there were brambles and briars where the Church now stood--so indigenous was she that even her body, crippled by arthritis, resembled an uncouth, nocturnal animal, now nearly extinct--clapped and laughed loud--the sudden laughter of a startled jay.
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