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"No, its the poor I tell you, and the poor only, as does such things for the poor. Don't think to come over me with th' old tale, that the rich knows nothing of the trials of the poor; I say, if they don't know, they ought to know. We're their slaves as long as we can work; we pile up their fortunes with the sweat of our brows, and yet we are to live as separate as if we were in two worlds..." Chap. 1, p. 12

"Here's to absent friends. Friends may meet, but mountains never." Chap. 2, p. 19

"Many and many a time, as Alice reviewed that evening in her after life, did she bless Mary Barton for these kind and thoughtful words. But just then all she could say was, 'Good night, Mary, and may God bless you.'" Chap. 2, p. 19

"He tried to realize it — to...

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