Toni Morrison Quote

They killed the flirt whom folks called Life for leading them on. Making them think the next sunrise would be worth it; that another stroke of time would do it at last. Only when she was dead would they be safe. The successful ones — the ones who had been there enough years to have maimed, mutilated, maybe even buried her — kept watch over the others who were still in her cock-teasing hug, caring and looking forward, remembering and looking back.


Beloved (1987)

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They killed the flirt whom folks called Life for leading them on. Making them think the next sunrise would be worth it; that another stroke of time...

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They killed the flirt whom folks called Life for leading them on. Making them think the next sunrise would be worth it; that another stroke of time...

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They killed the flirt whom folks called Life for leading them on. Making them think the next sunrise would be worth it; that another stroke of time...

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They killed the flirt whom folks called Life for leading them on. Making them think the next sunrise would be worth it; that another stroke of time...