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    Late in the afternoon, we rode through Brewster, so named after Elder Brewster, for fear he would be forgotten else. Who has not heard of Elder Brewster? Who knows who he was?
    —Henry David Thoreau (1817–1862)

    We’re after the same rainbow’s end waitin’ round the bend, my Huckleberry friend.
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