Quotation by William Gass

Pike speaks: in women revenge takes the form of religion.
William Gass (b. 1924), U.S. fictionist, essayist, philosopher. "The Reverend Jethro Furber's Change of Heart," ch. 1, p. 96, Omensetter's Luck (1966).

"Pike" is a ghost of a pioneer preacher much on the mind of the living "Reverend Jethro Furber"; the latter hears "Pike" speak and holds imaginary conversations with him.
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