"The walls come down and down on me until they are suffocating me, and the silence is so loud I shriek and shriek to break it."
- Frances Stephens, The End of the Line
"…the inward life might be as manifold, as varied, as rich with experience, as the life of one who conquered realms and explored unknown lands."
- W. Somerset Maugham, Of Human Bondage
"As they leaped together along the night wind, the light waltz became the harsh clangour of the stars in their circuits, while a thousand laughing demons shrieked at them from scarlet clouds."
- Rachel Kemper, The Dancing Shoes