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'The Bloody Chamber'

"The bloody bandgae of rubies"

"The train began to throb again as if in delighted anticipation"

"The lilies I always associate with him; that are white. And stain you"

"My little nun has found the prayer books has she?"

"A dozen husbands impaled a dozen brides"

"A certain queasy craving"

"The dead lips smiled"

"The door of hell"

"I too was one of them"

"A single irreproachable bullet through my husbands head"

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'The Tiger's Bride'

"My father lost me to the beast at cards"

"Gobble you up"

"This clockwork twin of mine halted infront of me"

"The Lamb must learn to run with the tigers"

"I aquatted on the wet floor and stretched out my hand"

"I shrugged the drops off my beautiful fur"

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'The Erl King'

"Erl King will do you grievous harm"

"His white pointed teeth with spittle gleaming on them"

"You sink your teeth into my throat and make me scream"

"Eat me, drink me, thirsty, cankered, goblin ridden"

"Lullabies for foolish virgins"

"I know the birds don't sing, they only cry because they can't find their way out"

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'The Snow Child'

"She was the child of his desire"

"He on a grey mare and she on a black one"

"Pricks her finger on the thorn, bleeds, screams, falls"

"Thrust his virile member into the dead girl"

"It bites"

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'The Company of Wolves'

"The wolf may be more than he seems"

"Those phosphorecent eyes, you know him in all his shapes"

"The forest closed upon her like a pair of jaws"

"Gleaming trails of spittle clung to his teeth"

"A faint trace of blood on his chin"

"She knew she was nobody's meat"

"The old bones set up a terrible clattering"

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