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Quotation by Harriet Beecher Stowe
These words dropped into my childish mind as if you should accidentally drop a ring into a deep well. I did not think of them much at the time, but there came a day in my life when the ring was fished up out of the well, good as new.
Harriet Beecher Stowe (1811–1896), U.S. novelist, antislavery campaigner. Old Town Folks, ch. 25 (1869).
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