His Dark Materials
Important Quotations Explained
1. So she had passed
her childhood, like a half-wild cat.
2. Why do they do these things to
children, Pan? Do they all hate children so much that they want
to tear them apart like this? Why do they do it?
3. Tell them stories.
4. So the snake said, “Put your
foot through the hole in the seedpod where I was playing, and you
will become wise.” So she put a foot in where the snake had been.
And the oil entered her blood and helped her see more clearly than before,
and the first thing she saw was the sraf.
5. “And then what?” said her daemon
sleepily. “Build what?”
“The Republic of Heaven,” said Lyra.
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