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heirlooms Quotes

10 of the best book quotes about heirlooms
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Now, there were two possessions of the James Dillingham Youngs in which they both took a mighty pride. One was Jim’s gold watch that had been his father’s and his grandfather’s. . . . Had King Solomon been the janitor, with all his treasures piled up in the basement, Jim would have pulled out his watch every time he passed, just to see him pluck at his beard from envy.
O. Henry
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The Gift of the Magi
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James Dillingham Young
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pride
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heirlooms
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“On Friday night Anna’s mother would say the praters that started with Sabbath. The family ate challah and chicken soup. The quilt was a tablecloth.”
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“When my Grandma Carle was born, Anna wrapped her daughter in the quilt to welcome her warmly into the world. ”
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“Again the quilt became a wedding huppa, this time for Carle’s wedding to Grandpa George. ”
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″ Carle and George moved to a farm in Michigan and Great- Gramma Anna came to live with them. The quilt once again wrapped a new little girl, Mary Ellen.”
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“When Mary Ellen left home, she took the quilt with her. When she became a bride, the quilt became her huppa.”
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“The quilt welcomed me, Patricia, into the world and it was the tablecloth for my first birthday party.”
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“At night, I would trace my finger around the edges of each animal on the quilt before I went to sleep. I told my mother stories about the animals on the quilt. She told me whose sleeve had made the horse, whose apron had made the chicken, whose dress had made the flowers, and whose babushka went around the edge of the quilt.”
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“The quilt was a pretend cape when I was in the bullring, or sometimes a tent in the steaming Amazon jungle.
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“Just liek their mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother before them, they, too, use the quilt to celebrate birthdays and make superhero capes. ”

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