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    ‘Way down upon de Swanee ribber,
    Far, far away,
    Dere’s where my heart is turning ebber,
    Dere’s where de old folks stay.
    Stephen Collins Foster (1826–1884)

    Massa’s in de cold, cold ground.
    —Stephen Collins Foster (1826–1864)

    Comes from a fine family. So she tells me. Brother’s a priest, all that. But, you know, death, disaster, unfortunate investments. One day she’s a little princess, up on the hill. Next, she’s down there, working the bars for the best she can.
    Peter Prince, British screenwriter, and Stephen Frears. Harry (Bill Hunter)

    The sun shines bright in the old Kentucky home;
    ‘Tis summer, the darkeys are gay;
    The corn-top’s ripe, and the meadow’s in the bloom,
    —Stephen Collins Foster (1826–1884)

    The only reason to invest in the market is because you think you know something others don’t.
    —R. Foster Winans (b. 1948)