LOTF Chapter 9 & 10 Quotes

“What else is there to do?” Simon
“Bathing…that’s the only thing we can do.” Ralph
“I got a pain in my head. I wish the air was cooler.” Piggy
“And for hunting…and for pretending to be a tribe, and putting on war-paint.” Ralph
“Take them some meat.” Jack
“Has everybody eaten as much as they want?” Jack
“Who’s going to join my tribe?” Jack
“I gave you food…and my hunters will protect you from the beast. Who will join my tribe?” Jack
And the conch doesn’t count at this end of the island–“ Jack
“You ran yourself!…Look at that bone in your hands!” Jack
“Come away. There’s going to be trouble. And we’ve had our meat.” Ralph
“Going to be a storm…and you’ll have rain like when we dropped here. Who’s clever now? Where are your shelters? What are you going to do about that?” Ralph
“Do our dance! Come on! Dance!” Jack
“Oh–Samneric. They’re collecting wood.” Piggy
“What you say?” Piggy
“You stop it!…What good’ve you doing talking like that?” Piggy
“It was dark. There was that–that bloody dance. There was lightning and thunder and rain. We was scared!” Piggy
“I wasn’t scared…I was–I don’t know what I was.” Ralph
“It was an accident…and that’s that.” Piggy
“So was I…I was on the outside too.” Ralph
“You didn’t see what they did—“ Ralph
“That was murder.” Ralph
“I’m frightened. Of us. I want to go home. Oh God, I want to go home.” Ralph
“Hullo. Fancy meeting you Ralph.” Samneric
“Yes. We were very tired…so we left early. Was it a good—“ Sam
“Halt! Who goes there?” Robert
“The chief said we got to challenge everyone.” Robert
“He’s going to beat Wilfred.” Robert
“You couldn’t stop me coming if I wanted.” Roger
“You could see who I was.” Roger
“But why didn’t the chief say why?” Roger
“I expect the beast disguised itself.” Stanley
“Back at the old place by the fire rock.” Maurice
“But what happens if we meet—“ Maurice
“We’ll keep along by the sands. Then if he comes we’ll do our, our dance again.” Jack
“Only the three of us?” Maurice
“I can’t carry any more wood…I’m tired.” Eric
“I’m too tired. And what’s the good?” Eric
“Two to mind the fire…that’s twelve hours a day.” Ralph
“Well–what is the good?” Sam
“We can light it every morning…Nobody ain’t going to see smoke in the dark.” Piggy
“Piggy—Piggy—“ Jack
“Piggy, come outside. I want you, Piggy.” Jack
“Don’t say anything.” Ralph
“It’s come…It’s real!” Piggy
“All you littluns, go to sleep. We’ve had a fight with the others. Now go to sleep.” Ralph
“I thought they wanted the conch.” Piggy
“They didn’t take the conch.” Ralph
“Jus’ a loose tooth.” Eric
They came for something else.” Piggy
“Just Jack and his hunters…Why can’t they leave us alone? Ralph

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