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1. "A cold wind raced across the surrounding fields of wild grass, turning the land into a heaving dark-green ocean. It sighed up through the branches of cherry trees and rattled the thick leaves. Sometimes a cherry would break loose, tumble in the gale, fall and split, filling the night with its fragrance. The air was iron and loam and growth. He walked and tried to pull these things into his lungs, the silence and coolness of them.But someone was screaming, deep inside him. Someone was talking. ("Hunger")"
Author: Charles Beaumont
2. "I ever wished to look as well as I could, and to please as much as my want of beauty would permit. I sometimes regretted that I was not handsomer; I sometimes wished to have rosy cheeks, a straight nose, and small cherry mouth; I desired to be tall, stately, and finely developed in figure; I felt it a misfortune that I was so little, so pale, and had features so irregular and so marked."
Author: Charlotte Brontë
3. "The scent of sweet cherry had attracted hundreds of ants. They were crawling over it and into it, many drowning for their greed."
Author: Clive Barker
4. "And the wind falls silent, and the birds fall silent, and the wild cherry trees no longer shiver and creek."
Author: Daniel Arsand
5. "I think the tingles are important. They are real, and I am in favor of their survival. But they are not the basis for a satisfactory marriage. I am not suggesting that on should marry without the tingles. Those warm, excited feelings, the chill bumps, that sense of acceptance, the excitement of the touch that make up the tingles serve as the cherry on top of the sundae. But you cannot have a sundae with only the cherry."
Author: Gary Chapman
6. "They thought more before nine a.m. than most people thought all month. I remember once declining cherry pie at dinner, and Rand cocked his head and said, 'Ahh! Iconoclast. Disdains the easy, symbolic patriotism.' And when I tried to laugh it off and said, well, I didn't like cherry cobbler either, Marybeth touched Rand's arm: 'Because of the divorce. All those comfort foods, the desserts a family eats together, those are just bad memories for Nick.' It was silly but incredibly sweet, these people spending so much energy trying to figure me out. The answer: I don't like cherries."
Author: Gillian Flynn
7. "I say violence is necessary. It is as American as cherry pie."
Author: H. Rap Brown
8. "Oh, and I can do something really great with my tongue and a cherry stem."
Author: J.R. Ward
9. "The banquet proceeded. The first course, a mince of olives, shrimp and onions baked in oyster shells with cheese and parsley was followed by a soup of tunny, cockles and winkles simmered in white wine with leeks and dill. Then, in order, came a service of broiled quail stuffed with morels, served on slices of good white bread, with side dishes of green peas; artichokes cooked in wine and butter, with a salad of garden greens; then tripes and sausages with pickled cabbage; then a noble saddle of venison glazed with cherry sauce and served with barley first simmered in broth, then fried with garlic and sage; then honey-cakes, nuts and oranges; and all the while the goblets flowed full with noble Voluspa and San Sue from Watershade, along with the tart green muscat wine of Dascinet."
Author: Jack Vance
10. "I can tie a cherry stem into a knot with my tongue. Now, if only I could do the same with my shoelaces, I wouldn't have to banana pudding my way to success."
Author: Jarod Kintz
11. "He stared at me. "She liked you, boy." The intensity of his voice and eyes made me blink."Yes," I said."She did it for you, you know.""What?""Gave up her self, for a while there. She loved you that much. What an incredibly lucky kid you were."I could not look at him. "I know."He shook his head with a wistful sadness. "No, you don't. You can't know yet. Maybe someday..."I knew he was tempted to say more. Probably to tell me how stupid I was, how cowardly, that I blew the bestchance I would ever have. But his smile returned, and his eyes were tender again, and nothing harsherthan cherry smoke came out of his mouth."
Author: Jerry Spinelli
12. "This party is turning out to be the turd-encrusted cherry on the top of my shit-shake of a day."
Author: Jody Gehrman
13. "The work of preservation demands that the feelings playing about in one's guts not be turned into action. Just watch their passing like cherry blossoms."
Author: Maxine Hong Kingston
14. "Under a cherry tree, all burdens of life fly away!"
Author: Mehmet Murat Ildan
15. "Blood fountained in an arterial spray that wet her face, turned the cherry blossoms black, but she was already shoving the blade into his heart and twisting it into so much pulp ... 'Will she be able to make him rise from this?' she asked Raphael, her voice without inflection, without mercy. Slater didn't deserve her emotions, didn't deserve anything but the cold hand of a long-delayed justice."
Author: Nalini Singh
16. "We'll take the cake with the red cherry on top."
Author: Navjot Singh Sidhu
17. "The day was so wonderful that Bonaventure thought it would taste like cherry pie if he took a bite of it."
Author: Rita Leganski
18. "I'd like to dividemyself in order to see,among these mountains,each and every flowerof every cherry tree."
Author: Saigyō
19. "Have you ever chopped down something with an ax? Not fun. I now have serious doubts regarding George Washington and his cherry tree."
Author: Tammy Blackwell

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