1. "poor woman devoted to the cult of her defects" p.92
2. "the cocks of dawn would catch us trying to give order to the chain of many chance events that had made absurdity possible." p.96
3. " he never thought it legitimate that life should make use of so many coincidences forbidden literature, so that there should be the untrammeled fulfillment of a death so clearly foretold." p.99
4. "it must be that you saw them before that." p.109
5. "wearing one of the dresses with unfortunate ruffles that she was in the habit of putting on for memorable occasions" p.113
6. "and she lied honestly" p.116
7. "Santiago, my son," she shouted to him, "what has happened to you?"
"They've killed me, Wene child," he said. p.120