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The Mill on the Floss
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  • We have all of us sobbed so piteously, standing with tiny bare legs above our little socks, when we lost sight of our mother or nurse in some strange place; but we can no longer recall the poignancy of that moment and weep over it, as we do over the remembered sufferings of five or ten years ago.

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  • It is a poignant story about a girl who is paralyzed in a car accident.
  • MLK’s poignant letter written from a Birmingham jail

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