Quote of the Day – October 16, 2019

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“I am alone and miserable; man will not associate with me; but one as deformed and horrible as myself would not deny herself to me. My companion must be of the same species and have the same defects. This being you must create.”

-Frankenstein, Mary Shelley

Quote of the Day – October 15, 2019

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“Poor strangers, they have so much to be afraid of.”
Shirley Jackson, We Have Always Lived in the Castle

Quote of the Day – October 11, 2019

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“Wandless, helpless, Pettigrew’s pupils dilated in terror. His eyes had slid from Harry’s face to something else. His own silver fingers were moving inexorably toward his own throat.”

—JK Rowling, Harry Potter And The Deathly Hallows

 

Quote of the Day – October 10, 2019

1506” At the same time a light unexpectedly sprang up, and I saw Carmilla, standing, near the foot of my bed, in her white nightdress, bathed, from her chin to her feet, in one great stain of blood.”

—Sheridan Le Fanu, Carmilla

Quote of the Day – October 9, 2019

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“For a moment she remained trembling and reeling to and fro upon the threshold, then, with a low moaning cry, fell heavily inward upon the person of her brother, and in her violent and now final death-agonies, bore him to the floor a corpse, and a victim to the terrors he had anticipated.”

—Edgar Allan Poe, The Fall of the House of Usher

Quote of the Day – October 7, 2019

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“I have a meanness inside me, real as an organ. Slit me at my belly and it might slide out, meaty and dark, drop on the floor so you could stomp on it.”
― Gillian Flynn, Dark Places