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Mrs. Julia Hersey Gibbs Quotes

Six of the best book quotes from Mrs. Julia Hersey Gibbs
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“Only it seems to me that once in your life before you die you ought to see a country where they don’t talk in English and don’t even want to.”
Thornton Wilder
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Our Town
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Mrs. Julia Hersey Gibbs
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“I was the scaredest young fella in the State of New Hampshire. I thought I’d make a mistake for sure. And when I saw you comin’ down that aisle I thought you were the prettiest girl I’d ever seen, but the only trouble was that I’d never seen you before. There I was in the Congregation Church marryin’ a total stranger.”
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“Ma, I don’t want to grow old. Why’s everybody pushing me so?”
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“People are meant to go through life two by two. ’Tain’t natural to be lonesome.”
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“They’ll have a lot of troubles, I suppose, but that’s none of our business. Everybody has a right to their own troubles.”
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“It was your mother chopping wood. There you see your mother – getting up early; cooking meals all day long; washing and ironing; – and still she has to go out in the back yard and chop wood. I suppose she just got tired of asking you. She just gave up and decided it was easier to do it herself. And you eat her meals, and put on the clothes she keeps nice for you, and you run off and play baseball . . .”

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