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  • He looked like the love thoughts of women.
    (Zora Neale Hurston, "Their Eyes Were Watching God")

  • Her old thoughts were going to come in handy now, but new words would have to be made and said to fit them.
    (Zora Neale Hurston, "Their Eyes Were Watching God")

  • She couldn't make him look just like any other man to her. He looked like the love thoughts of women. He could be a bee to a blossom - a pear tree blossom in the spring. He seemed to be crushing scent out of the world with his footsteps. Crushing aromatic herbs with every step he took. Spices hung above him. He was a glance from God.
    (Zora Neale Hurston, "Their Eyes Were Watching God")

  • There is a basin in the mind where words float around on thought and thought on sound and sight. Then there is a depth of thought untouched by words, and deeper still a gulf of formless feelings untouched by thought.
    (Zora Neale Hurston, "Their Eyes Were Watching God")

  • Well, she thought, that big old dawg with the hatred in his eyes had killed her after all.
    (Zora Neale Hurston, "Their Eyes Were Watching God")


  • When the people sat around on the porch and passed around the pictures of their thoughts for the others to look at and see, it was nice. The fact that the thought pictures were always crayon enlargements of life made it even nicer to listen to.
    (Zora Neale Hurston, "Their Eyes Were Watching God")


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