; for the windows are barred for little children, and there are rings and things in the walls. The paint and paper looks as if a boys' school had used it. It is stripped off- the paper- in great patches all around the head of my bed" (648).
"I can see a strange, provoking, formless sort of figure, that seems to shulk about behind that silly and conspicuous front design" (650).
"I cry at nothing, and cry most of the time" (650).
"I lie here in this great immovable bed- it is nailed down, I believe- and follow that pattern about by the hour" (650).
"I think that woman gets out in the daytime! And I'll tell you why-privately- I've seen her!" (654).
"But I am in here, and no person touches this paper but me, not alive!" (655).