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Quotation by Ethel Watts Mumford
In the midst of life we are in debt.
Ethel Watts Mumford (1878–1940), U.S. novelist, humorous writer, Addison Mizner, U.S. architect, and Oliver Herford (1863–1935), U.S. poet, illustrator. The Altogether New Cynic's Calendar (1907).
the line parodies The Book of Common Prayer (See life and death.).
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