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The thing’s breath was unbelievable, like a dead animal soaked in sewage and garlic wine. Was that what the digestion of words smelled like?

Scott Lynch, In the Stacks [Amazon]

Hermetic quote Lynch In the Stacks breath unbelievable dead animal sewage garlic wine digestion of words smelled like

rules were against rights and rights against rules, and a ghost in the fire was a ghost in the street, and the thing that had been was the thing that was to be and it was coming, was coming; what was coming; what but herself?

Charles Williams, Descent Into Hell [Amazon, Bookshop, Publisher, Local Library]

Hermetic quote Williams Descent into Hell rules against rights ghost in the fire in the streets to be coming what but herself