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The Daughter of Time (1951)
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The truth of anything at all doesn't lie in someone's account of it. It lies in all the small facts of the time. An advertisement in a paper, the sale of a house, the price of a ring.
Nothing puts things in perspective as quickly as a mountain.
It was pleasant to talk shop again; to use that elliptical, allusive speech that one uses only with another of one's trade.
The sorrows of humanity are no one's sorrows.... A thousand people drowned in floods in China are news: a solitary child drowned in a pond is tragedy.
In hospitals there was no time off for good behavior.
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In the same manner if any nation wasted part of its wealth, or lost part of its trade, it could not retain the same quantity of circulating medium which it before possessed.
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