"Still I will proudly declare that there is something queer about it. Else, why should it be so cheaply? And why have stood so long untenanted?" (Stetson 647).
"This paper looks to me as if it knew what a vicious influence it had! There was a recurrent spot where the patterns lolls like a broken neck and two bulbous eyes stare at you upside down" (Stetson 649).
"I can see a strange, provoking, formless sort of figure, that seems to skulk about behind that silly and conspicuous font design" (Stetson 650).
"The faint figure behind seemed to shake the pattern, just as if she wanted to get out" (Stetson 652).
"The woman behind shakes it! Sometimes I think there are a great many women behind, and sometimes only one, and she crawls around fast, and her crawling shakes it all over" (Stetson 654).
"'And I've pulled off most of the paper, so you cant put me back!' Now why should that man have fainted? But he did, and right across my path by the wall, so that I had to creep over him every time!" (Stetson 656).