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100 Best Last Lines

The 100 best last lines from novels, as chosen by the American Book Review

Lastly, she pictured to herself how this same little sister of hers would, in the after-time, be herself a grown woman; and how she would keep, through all her riper years, the simple and loving heart of her childhood; and how she would gather about her other little children, and make their eyes bright and eager with many a strange tale, perhaps even with the dream of Wonderland of long ago; and how she would feel with all their simple sorrows, and find a pleasure in all their simple joys, remembering her own child-life, and the happy summer days. – Lewis Carroll, Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland (1865)

Could be presented better, but interesting nonetheless.

via Kottke