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    Thirty years ago I said, “But how can one be sick?” But now I say, “If only one could find the secret of not being sick, I would not exchange it for all the secrets in the world.”
    Philip Dormer Stanhope, 4th Earl Chesterfield (1694–1773)

    It was a marvel, an enigma in abolition latitudes, that the slaves did not rise en-masse, at the beginning of hostilities.
    —Rebecca Latimer Felton (1835–1930)