The Lottery Quotes

"No one liked to upset even as much tradition as was represented by the black box."

"'Clean forgot what day it was,' she said to Mrs. Delacroix, who stood next to her, and they both laughed softly."

"Used to be a saying about 'Lottery in June, corn be heavy soon.'"

"For a minute, no one moved, and then all the slips of paper were opened."

"You didn't give him time enough to take any paper he wanted. I saw you. It wasn't fair."

"Bill Hutchinson went over to his wife and forced the slip of paper out of her hand. It had a black spot on it, the black spot Mr. Summers had made the night before with the heavy pencil in the coal-company office."

"'It isn't fair, it isn't right,' Mrs. Hutchinson screamed, and then they were upon her."

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