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taken away Quotes

Five of the best book quotes about taken away
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“We couldn’t take Momma’s shells, nor Ruth’s baby doll made of flannel bits and calico, nor the wooden bowl Poppa made for me. Nothing belonged to us.”
Laurie Halse Anderson
author
Chains
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Ruth
Isabel Gardener
Dinah
Poppa
characters
belonging
slavery
possessions
taken away
concepts
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“Everything I love has always had a tendency to be taken from me.”
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“Everything I love has always had a tendency to be taken from me.”
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“He too had been taken away from his home. He too had been put into the service of another without his consent. He too had been sent to a foreign country far from his native parts. He too had been forced to fight against other slaves of his own kind in a strange place.”
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“He would never again be able to say hello how are you I love you. He would never again be able to hear music or the whisper of the wind through trees or the chuckle of running water. He would never again breathe in the smell of a steak frying in his mother’s kitchen . . . He would never again be able to see the faces of people who made you glad just to look at them.”

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