Last week’s quote came from Number the Stars, by Lois Lowry. Good job to Addyson, Morgan Huneke, Lisbeth, Annie Hawthorne, and starshining4ever for guessing correctly. Number the Stars is a book my family discovered as an audio book during a family road trip. As Morgan commented, it’s far different from Lois Lowry’s other books, but very good. It’s actually, of her books that I’ve read, it’s my favorite. (Sorry Giver fans. 😉 )
This week’s quote comes complements of Elisabeth Sullivan. Thanks to Elisabeth for suggesting it. If you have a quote you think would make a great Guess a Quote feature, use the contact form to send it my way.
As the patient eyes were lifted to his face, he saw a sudden doubt in them, and then astonishment. He pressed the work-worn, hunger-worn young fingers, and touched them to his lips.
“Are you dying for him?” she whispered.
“And his wife and child. Hush! Yes.”
“O you will let me hold your brave hand, stranger?”
“Hush! Yes, my poor sister; to the last.”