Quote – The Girl With The Child In Her Eyes

And you could see among the faces a young girl with candyapple on her lips and her eyes wide. Her pale hair smelled of soap, womanchild from beyond the years, rapt below the sulphur glow and pitchlight of some medieval funfair. A lean skylong candle skewered the black pools in her eyes. Her fingers clutched.

– Cormac McCarthy, Child Of God

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