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"I wanted to wear the mantle and the pearls. I wanted to know the man who painted her like that."
1664, p. 38

"As I turned to go I caught the glance that passed between father and son. Even then I knew somehow what it meant, and what it would mean for me."
1664, p. 42

"The room, too, was different - no marble tiles, no silk curtains, no tooled leather. Everything was simple and clean, without ornamentation. I loved it because I knew it, but was no aware of its dullness."
1664, pp. 50-51

"I shall have to explain to her when I see her on Sunday, I thought. I have two families now, and they must not mix. I was always ashamed afterward that I had turned my back on my own sister."
1664, p. 57

"He saw things in a way that others did not, so that a city I had lived in...

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