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"While they were singing the hymn Nick had realized that some day he must die. It made him feel quite sick. It was the first time he had ever realized that he himself would have to die sometime." ("Three Shots", p. 14)

"'Why did he kill himself, Daddy?'
'I don't know, Nick. He couldn't stand things, I guess.'" ("Indian Camp", p. 20)

"There were no successful Indians. Formerly there had been—old Indians who owned farms and worked them and grew old and fat with many children and grandchildren. Indians like Simon Green who had lived on Hortons Creek and had a big farm. Simon Green was dead, though, and his children had sold the form to divide the money and gone off somewhere." ("The Indians Moved Away", 35)

"She had a pretty face and a nice smooth skin and a lovely voice and she was nice all right...

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