Favorite Lines

From “The Ego & the Crowd” by Nguyen Thi Chau Giang, the fiction piece in the in-flight magazine on Vietnam Airlines, my favorite lines:

Her long and straight eyelashes were like those of a cow.

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“Stay away from me, otherwise I’ll smash you into the men in the crowd, crushing you to a pulp to bake, sprinkle with honey and serve for the public’s tasting.”

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“My darling, I love you,” the man exclaimed quickly. “I feel sympathy for you,” she replied.

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