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).
Love in a Cold Climate
"'...why not make the most of being a girl? You’ll never be one again. You’re only twenty. Why be in such a hurry to change?’"
"Julia was twenty-six years old. She lived in a hostel with thirty other girls (‘Always in the stink of women! How I hate women!’ she said parenthetically), and she worked, as he had guessed, on the novel-writing machines in the Fiction Department."
Death of a Salesman
"Is this his reward – to turn around at the age of sixty-three and find his sons, who he loved better than his life, one a philandering bum..."