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"She walked on without looking again at the Abendsen house and, as she walked, searching up and down the streets for a cab or a car, moving and bright and living, to take her back to her motel."

Philip K. Dick the Last Line of in The Man in the High Castle

"Pieces of eight! Pieces of eight!"

Robert Louis Stevenson the Last Line of in Treasure Island

"And so, exulting as the moonlit rocks fled by him, exulting as the tears streamed over his face – with his eyes fixed excitedly upon the blurred horizon and the battering of the hoof-beats loud in his ears, Titus rode out of his world."

Mervyn Peake the Last Line of in Gormenghast

"Now of Walter and the Maid is no more to be told, saving that they begat between them goodly sons and fair daughters; whereof came a great lineage in Stark-wall; which lineage was so strong, and endured so long a while, that by then it had died out, folk had clean forgotten their ancient Custom of king-making, so that after Walter of Langton there was never another king that came down to them poor and lonely from out of the Mountains of the Bears. "

William Morris the Last Line of in Wood Beyond the World

"In the meantime you must make yourself contented by the consciousness of success, like the Roman miser— "'Populus me sibilat, at mihi plaudo Ipse domi simul ac nummos contemplor in arca.'"

Sir Arthur Conan Doyle the Last Line of in A Study in Scarlet Scott notes: Google reveals a translation of "The public hisses at me, but I applaud myself in my own house, and simultaneously contemplate the money in my chest."

"'I can do that for you, and much, much more.'"

Paolo Bacigalupi the Last Line of in The Windup Girl

"She was home."

Shannon Hale the Last Line of in Enna Burning

"As if spitting out all the accumulated venom of the woman he took for his enemy, Kikuji hurried into the shade of the park."

Yasunari Kawabata the Last Line of in Thousand Cranes

"It was the devious-cruising Rachel, that in her retracing search after her missing children, only found another orphan."

Herman Melville the Last Line of in Moby-Dick

"'Thank goodness!' said Bilbo laughing, and handed him the tobacco jar."

J.R.R. Tolkien the Last Line of in The Hobbit

"And so, as Tiny Tim observed, God Bless Us, Every One!"

Charles Dickens the Last Line of in A Christmas Carol

"I am not returning home."

Jeff Vandermeer the Last Line of in Annihilation

"'I took Chainsaw out of my dreams.'"

Maggie Stiefvater the Last Line of in The Raven Boys Scott notes: Ronan is speaking.

"And this is where I'll end, before I know what happens next."

Shannon Hale the Last Line of in Dangerous

And you say, 'Just a moment, I've almost finished If on a winter's night a traveler by Italo Calvino.'"

Italo Calvino the Last Line of in If On a Winter's Night a Traveler

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