What Book? 9

Identify the book and context of each of these quotes.

 "You can't have civic loyalty with a city dying on its feet." Clifford Simak.

"Who shall number the years of half of eternity?" ó Mary Shelley. 

"Gone away, gone ahead," Anne McCaffrey.

 "A whale with the strength of a cavalry regiment would be a pretty whale." Jules Verne. 

"I don't like kidnapping on principle. It's worse when I'm the kidnapee." Alan Dean Foster.

 "He was too respectable, too polite and correct to beódeath!" Andre Norton.

 "Home," she said aloud. "I can go home. I may die, but I'll die with a Riyan wind in my hair." Sue Ann Bowling.