Three Score & Ten, or Like Ice Under a Terrible SunLives in Literature · Compiled by W. B. Gooderham
Three Score & Ten is an anthology of literary quotes illustrating every year of one’s life from conception to death. Basically 0 – 70 (or minus 9 months to 70 if you prefer).
The Great Gatsby
F. Scott Fitzgerald
"I was thirty. Before me stretched the portentous, menacing road of a new decade."
"She was not old yet. She had just broken into her fifty-second year. Months and months of it were still untouched. June, July, August!"
"She had never seen the sense of cutting people up, as Clarissa Dalloway did – cutting them up and sticking them together again; not at any rate when one was sixty-two."