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I am a man without a country. Wherever Livy was, that was my country.
--Samuel Clemens (Mark Twain) (1835-1910), after the death of his wife Olivia Langdon Clemens, in a letter to her brother.
Posted on 28 April 2008 at 19:35 in American, On the Death of a Spouse or Lover, On Those Left Behind | Permalink
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Mr. Twain, your love for your wife is very moving. However, I don't expect my comment to appear, for the above message states that the author must approve it first.
edward tate |
01 January 2009 at 09:49
Author of the blog, of the blog....
01 January 2009 at 09:54
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