- “Is it better for a man to have chosen evil than to have good imposed upon him?”
- “The important thing is moral choice. Evil has to exist along with good, in order that moral choice may operate.
First Sentence: ‘What‘s it going to be then, eh?’
Back of the book:
Fully restored edition of Anthony Burgess’ original text of A Clockwork Orange, with a glossary of the teen slang ‘Nadsat’, explanatory notes, pages from the original typescript, interviews, articles and reviews Edited by Andrew Biswell With a Foreword by Martin Amis ‘It is a horrorshow story …’ Fifteen-year-old Alex likes lashings of ultraviolence. 268 more words
On page 619 of James Joyce’s Finnegans Wake we find:
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While for whoever likes that urogynal pan of cakes one apiece it is thanks, beloved, to Adam, our former first Finnlatter and our grocerest churcher, as per Grippiths’ varuations, for his beautiful crossmess parzel.
As I stepped back from the kick I must have like trod on the tail of one of these dratsing creeching pusspots, because I slooshied a gromky yauuuuuuuuw and found that like fur and teeth and claws had like fastened themselves round my leg, and there I was cursing away and trying to shake it off holding this silver malenky statue in one rooker and trying to climb over this old ptitsa on the ﬂoor to reach lovely Ludwig van in frowning like stone. 538 more words