"He shut his eyes tight to the mist of black afternoon. At first it was just a slight moisture until the poison rolled down his face in deep sticky streaks," (77).
Estrella takes $9.07 back from the cash box
"Petra settled on the crate and rubbed the inside of her right knee. She would double the garlic," (96).
Petra breaks the statue of Jesus
"Estrella slammed the crowbar down on the desk, shattering the school pictures of the nurse's children, sending the pencils flying to the floor, and breaking the porcelain cat with a nurse's cap into pieces," (149).
Estrella climbs the chain in the barn and sits on the roof
"Estrella counted nine dollars and seven cents. She lowered the crowbar, unable to catch a breath and showed the nurse what she had taken. She did not feel like herself holding the money," (150).
"The head of Jesucristo broke from His neck and when His eyes stared up at her like pools of dark ominous water, she felt a wave of anger swelling against her chest," (167).
"It took some time before it shattered glass just inches away from the lantern, and for a moment she imagined golden flaming eels dangerously nipping at the straw on the ground," (174).