"You told them it was out of their hands," Eddie said, "but they didn't ken that any more than they did the business about all those gray horses. And you didn't press it."
"Only would have distressed them," Roland said. "There was a saying in Gilead: Let evil wait for the day on which it must fall."
"Uh-huh," Eddie said. "There was a saying in Brooklyn: You can't get snot off a suede jacket."
(from Wolves of the Calla, by Stephen King)
8*/10. The complete review is here.