November 22, 2004

Literary Quotes

"Arasham sometimes stumbles over the language -- which isn't surprising, since he's probably at least half baboon -- and once, during his campaigns back in the hinterlands, he gave an order. He ment to say, 'Fall upon your foes,' but it came out wrong. Instead, he said, 'Fall upon your swords,' and three whole regiments did exactly that. Arasham rode home alone that day, trying to figure out what went wrong."
"You've been here too long, Voren." Sparhawk laughed. "Rendor's starting to sour your disposition."
"I can't abide stupidity and filth, Sparhaw, and Arasham's followers believe devoutly in the sanctity of ignorance and dirt."
From David Eddings' The Diamond Throne Posted by Vengeful Cynic at November 22, 2004 08:19 PM | TrackBack