Lord of the Flies Key Quotes

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  • 'a mildness about him mouth and eyes that proclaimed no devil'
  • "We need shelters"
  • 'Ralph asserted his chieftainship'
  • "Hasn't anyone got any sense?"
  • "I'm frightened. Of us."
  • 'Ralph, cradling the conch, rocked himself to and fro'
  • 'Ralph picked up his stick and prepared for battle'
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  • "Where's the man with the trumpet?"
  • "Shut up, fatty"
  • "I ought to be chief...because I'm chapter chorister and head boy. I can sing C sharp."
  • "Then when anyone breaks em - "
  • 'Stuck his fist into Piggy's stomach'
  • "******** to the rules!"
  • "I'm going to be chief"
  • "The conch doesn't count at this end of the island"
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  • 'Roger gathered a handful of stones and began to throw them'
  • 'Roger's arm was conditioned by a civilisation that knew nothing of him and was in ruins'
  • "He's a terror"
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  • "We was attacked"
  • "We can use this to call the others. Have a meeting."
  • "Acting like a crowd of kids"
  • 'Piggy was an outsider, not only by accent, which did not matter, but by fat, and assmar, and specs, and a certain disinclination for manual labour'
  • 'Piggy could think'
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  • 'Simon found for them the fruit they could not reach'
  • "maybe it's only us"
  • "I don't believe in the beast"
  • 'The water rose further and dressed Simon's coarse hair with brightness'
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  • 'Memory of their new and shameful loyalty came to them'
  • 'cheery duplication'
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