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Literary Quotes
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lit·er·ar·y Pronunciation Key (lt-rr)
Of, relating to, or dealing with literature: literary criticism.
Of or relating to writers or the profession of literature: literary circles.
Versed in or fond of literature or learning.
Appropriate to literature rather than everyday speech or writing.
Bookish; pedantic.
quote Pronunciation Key (kwt)
v. quot·ed, quot·ing, quotes
v. tr.
To repeat or copy the words of (another), usually with acknowledgment of the source.
To repeat a brief passage or excerpt from:
v. intr.
To give a quotation, as from a book.

This is a place where you can post quotes and short passages from your favorite authors.

Rules Important!!
1. No Full Poems -This means if it's more than a line or two it will be deleted. If it looks like a full poem it gets deleted.
2. No Movie quotes
3. Quotes by authors only
4. Do not quote yourself here!
5. Absolutely no advertising.
6. Discussion is welcome in comments but please be civil to each other and refrain from obscenities.
7. You must cite the author of your post.
8. LJ-CUT is not required in this community.
9. There is no need to state if you are cross posting that could be seen as a form of advertising.

If your post does not follow the rules it will be deleted without warning without any questions asked. If you have a question email me! Do not post an entry about it in Literaryquotes. Do not send me emails asking why your post got deleted. If your post was deleted it was because you posted something that did not follow the guidelines.

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Companion community for poetry.

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