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"What kind of freedom can we raise them to?"
Prayer of the Ivory-Handled Knife, p. 11

"He always sends a dried flower."
Watkins Laundry and Apothecary, p. 15


"And behold, the purpose of his / life dawns on him."
Four a.m. in the Woods, p. 25

"Something about the / man does that, raises the best / in you."
Green-Thumb Boy, p. 30

"Carver takes the school to the poor."
1905, p. 46

"Beauty is commonplace, as cheap as dirt."
Clay, p. 48

"Carver will carry on for me. / I have faith in him."
Out of the Fire, p. 68

"The Creator makes nothing / for which there is no use."
The Wild Garden, p. 70

And he prayed for his friend in the Klan."
Friends in the Klan, p. 81

"I love you more dearly because you are of another race."
My Beloved Friend, p. 86

"It is faith, his science / his miracles."
God's Little Workshop, p. 83

"Nothing is wasted or permanently...

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