The Dance Quotes in Blood Meridian
The Blood Meridian quotes below all refer to the symbol of The Dance. For each quote, you can also see the other characters and themes related to it (each theme is indicated by its own dot and icon, like this one: Note: all page and citation info for the quotes below refers to the Vintage edition of Blood Meridian published in 1992.).
Chapter 23 Quotes
He dances in light and in shadow and he is a great favorite. He never sleeps, the judge. He is dancing, dancing. He says that he will never die.
The Dance Symbol Timeline in Blood Meridian
The timeline below shows where the symbol The Dance appears in Blood Meridian. The colored dots and icons indicate which themes are associated with that appearance.
...They feast on goats, listen to music, and hire prostitutes. By nightfall, the Americans are dancing and debauched; dogs begin fighting in the courtyard of the hostel. Glanton goes out and... (full context)