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Quotation by Jane Austen
Here and there, human nature may be great in times of trial, but generally speaking it is its weakness and not its strength that appears in a sick chamber.
Jane Austen (1775–1817), British novelist. Mrs. Smith in Persuasion, ch. 17 (1818).
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