"It was a pleasure to burn. It was a special pleasure to see things eaten, to see things blackened and changed. With the brass nozzle in his fists, with this great python spitting its venomous kerosene upon the world."
"That's against the law"
"Do you red any of the books you bum"
"You think too many things"
"I rarely watch the 'parlor walls' or go to races or Fun Parks."
"Of course I'm happy. What does she think? I'm not?"
"I am very much in love!" He tried to conjure up a face to fit the words, but there was no face. "I am ! "
"It doesn't show"
"No, no. It was a good question. It's been a long time since anyone cared enough to ask. A good question."
"I'm sorry. I really, thought you were having fun at my expense. I'm a fool."