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    Perhaps I stand now on the eve of a new life, shall watch the sun rise and disappear behind a black cloud extending out into a grey sky cover. I shall not be deceived by its glory. If it is to be so, there is work and the influence that work brings, but not happiness. Am I strong enough to face that?
    Beatrice Potter Webb (1858–1943)

    I shall have the veil withdrawn and be allowed to gaze unblinded on the narrow limits of my own possibilities.
    Beatrice Potter Webb (1858–1943)

    I guess you know, Bob, that if I see you again, I’m just going to start shooting and figure it’s self-defense.
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    Steam was till the other day the devil which we dreaded. Every pot made by any human potter or brazier had a hole in its cover, to let off the enemy, lest he should lift pot and roof and carry the house away.
    Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803–1882)