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Ernest Hemingway

    The girl between the booksheleveshas quoted2 years ago
    “Can you really remember that or did I just tell it to you?”
    The girl between the booksheleveshas quoted2 years ago
    “Then live a long time and take care of yourself,”
    The girl between the booksheleveshas quoted2 years ago
    “A man can be destroyed but not defeated.”
    b7626859593has quoted2 years ago
    Then he began to pity the great fish that he had hooked. He is wonderful and strange and who knows how old he is, he thought. Never have I had such a strong fish nor one who acted so strangely. Perhaps he is too wise to jump. He could ruin me by jumping or by a wild rush. But perhaps he has been hooked many times before and he knows that this is how he should make his fight. He cannot know that it is only one man against him, nor that it is an old man. But what a great fish he is and what will he bring in the market if the flesh is good. He took the bait like a male and he pulls like a male and his fight has no panic in it. I wonder if he has any plans or if he is just as desperate as I am?
    b7626859593has quoted2 years ago
    He remembered the time he had hooked one of a pair of marlin. The male fish always let the female fish feed first and the hooked fish, the female, made a wild, panic-stricken, despairing fight that soon exhausted her, and all the time the male had stayed with her, crossing the line and circling with her on the surface. He had stayed so close that the old man was afraid he would cut the line with his tail which was sharp as a scythe and almost of that size and shape. When the old man had gaffed her and clubbed her, holding the rapier bill with its sandpaper edge and dubbing her across the top of her head until her colour turned to a colour almost like the backing of mirrors, and then, with the boy’s aid, hoisted her aboard, the male fish had stayed by the side of the boat. Then, while the old man was clearing the lines and preparing the harpoon, the male fish
    Belal Alsaidihas quoted2 years ago
    benevolent skin cancer

    سرطان البشرة الحميد / benevolent mean خير او مطبوع على الخير

    b1219793562has quotedlast year
    The odds would change back and forth all night and they fed the negro rum and lighted cigarettes for him.

    Шансы менялись всю ночь, и они кормили негра ромом и зажигали для него сигареты.

    Menna Abu Zahrahas quotedlast year
    He was an old man who fished alone in a skiff in the Gulf Stream and he had gone eighty-four days now without taking a fish.
    Menna Abu Zahrahas quotedlast year
    In the first forty days a boy had been with him.
    Menna Abu Zahrahas quotedlast year
    which is the worst form of unlucky, and the boy had gone at their orders in another boat which caught three good fish the first week.
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