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A Perfect Friend
A Perfect Friend
Christian
176 Pages
The Collected Poems
The Collected Poems
Fiction, Poetry
496 Pages
A Long and Happy Life
A Long and Happy Life
Fiction
208 Pages
The Good Priest's Son
The Good Priest's Son
Fiction
288 Pages

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    “Strength just comes in one brand - you. Stand up at sunrise and meet what they send you and keep your hair combed”
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    “Many Americans would die naked in the middle of the road before they'd tell you what's hurt them most. But a born Southerner will show you the cell in their heart that burns the hardest. They'll hold it out to you in their bare right hand.”
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    “Stand up at sunrise and meet what they send you.”
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    “Did I think then, or do I believe later, that the vision was in any sense a direct call to me from God or some other intelligent force in nature? Was it a gesture uniquely intended to draw me near? Near to whom and for what? Am I ready to say, at this late point in my life, that I was singled out in childhood for special attention from God?
    No, I'm not. I think it's possible that such revelations await a good many people who are lucky enough, or careful enough, to spend solitary time in feasible places and to be prepared-consciously or accidentally-to listen to a widely available transmission.”
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    “Every other way is like that -- him waiting for something to happen to him, daring somebody to do something nice such as come up and touch him just so he could say, 'Why in the world did you do that?' and hold on tight till whoever bothered him vanished -- and nothing about him since has ever surprised me.”
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