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).
Miss Pettigrew Lives for a Day
"‘I am forty,’ said Miss Pettigrew, ‘and no one, in all my life before, has flirted with me.'"
W. Somerset Maugham
"Forty-six. Forty-six. Forty-six. I shall retire when I'm sixty..."