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Home. What kinder place could there be on earth, and why did it seem to them all like exile?
-- Glory (Chapter 15 paragraph 42)

Importance: This is something that Glory is thinking about when she realizes that Jack is going to be leaving, once again. She is disappointed with the church and how they hurt Jack.

How to announce the return of comfort and well-being except by cooking something fragrant. That is what her mother always did. After every calamity of any significance she would fill the atmosphere of the house with the smell of cinnamon rolls or brownies, or with chicken and dumplings, and it would mean, This house has a soul that loves us all, no matter what.
-- Glory (Chapter 15 paragraph 12)

Importance: Glory is cooking a grand meal for Ames and his family to come over. She wants the home to smell nice because it evokes memories for everyone, especially her father. To all of them it means...

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