- —thinks that Hester the Molester is both profound and humane.p. 521.9
- The Rev. Mr. Wiggin, such a veteran of Christmas pageants, looked at Owen Meany with profound respect—as if he'd seen the Christ Child come and go, but never before had he encountered a little Lord Jesus who was so perfect for the part.p. 169.3
- The shopping list is profoundly basic. gasoline batteries Band-Aids corn (if any) insect repellent hamburg and buns (lots) eggs milk flour butter beer (lots) fruit (if any) bacon tomatoes clothespins (for Prue) lemons live baitp. 429.9
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