books by final line

guess what books these ending lines belong too
words are redacted if they give away the answer (i.e. are the title of the novel)
Quiz by lelm
Last updated: January 13, 2022
First submittedDecember 16, 2021
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'So we beat on, boats against the current, borne back ceaselessly into the past.'
The Great Gatsby
'I think of Dean Moriarty, I even think of Old Dean Moriarty the father we never found, I think of Dean Moriarty.'
On the Road
'silence lay steadily against the wood and stone of ______, and whatever walked there, walked alone.'
The Haunting of Hill House
'He had won the victory over himself. He loved Big Brother.'
Nineteen Eighty-Four
'".... but my life now, my whole life, regardless of all that may happen to me, every minute of it, is not only not meaningless, as it was before, but has the unquestionable meaning of the good which it is in my power to put into it!"'
Anna Karenina
'The old man was dreaming about the lions.'
The Old Man and the Sea
'I had only to wish that there be a large crowd of spectators the day of my execution and that they greet me with cries of hate.'
The Stranger
'He would be there all night, and he would be there when Jem waked up in the morning.'
To Kill a Mockingbird
'The eyes and the faces all turned themselves towards me, and guiding myself by them, as by a magical thread, I stepped into the room.'
The Bell Jar
'He sprang from the cabin window as he said this, upon the ice raft which lay close to the vessel. He was soon borne away by the waves and lost in darkness and distance.'
'And this is the only immortality you and I may share, my ____.'
'In the morning it was morning and I was still alive. Maybe I'll write a novel, I thought. And then I did.'
Post Office
'And the ashes blew towards us with the salt wind from the sea.'
'He was withered, wrinkled, and loathsome of visage. It was not till they had examined the rings that they recognized who it was.'
The Picture of Dorian Gray
'no one will trouble the professor until the next full moon: Neither the noseless murderer of the Gestas, nor the cruel fifth procurator of Judea, the knight Pontius Pilate.'
The Master and Margarita
Level 69
Jan 11, 2022
Great quiz! (Even though I did dismally, ha. Kicking myself over several misses.)

One request, though: Any chance you could add The Outsider as a type-in for The Stranger? It's often published under that name as well: