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).
Saturday Night and Sunday Morning
"‘Drink?’ Brenda’s friend exclaimed. ‘I’ll bet you can’t drink like young Arthur Seaton there’ – nodding to Arthur’s end of the table. ‘He’s on’y twenty-one and ‘e can tek it in like a fish."
"Now I am thirty-two years old, and the path getting narrower all the time..."
Krapp's Last Tape
"Thirty-nine today, sound as a bell, apart from my old weakness..."
Breakfast at Tiffany's
"Not that I don’t think about that side of things. Even at my age, and I’ll be sixty-seven January ten. "