"first you see the nun's home, redbrick and bright in the morning sun, then the gloomy edifice of the schoolhouse itself with its longplank sorrow halls . . ." -- Visions of Gerard
"One afternoon--in the ghost yards of St. Louis, the crunchly gravels of recess, banana smells in the lockers, a nun combing my hair with the water of the pissoir drip-pipe . . ." Dr. Sax
" [...] vast basement of urinals and echo calls"