John Steinbeck Quote

And the people listened, and their faces were quiet with listening. The story tellers, gathering attention into their tales, spoke in great rhythms, spoke in great words because the tales were great, and the listeners became great through them.


The grapes of wrath and other writings, 1936-1941 (ed. Library of America, 1996)

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And the people listened, and their faces were quiet with listening. The story tellers, gathering attention into their tales, spoke in great rhythms,...

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And the people listened, and their faces were quiet with listening. The story tellers, gathering attention into their tales, spoke in great rhythms,...

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And the people listened, and their faces were quiet with listening. The story tellers, gathering attention into their tales, spoke in great rhythms,...

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And the people listened, and their faces were quiet with listening. The story tellers, gathering attention into their tales, spoke in great rhythms,...