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Father Damien

By Stevenson, Robert Louis

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Book Id: WPLBN0000678529
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Reproduction Date: 2005

Title: Father Damien  
Author: Stevenson, Robert Louis
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Language: English
Subject: Fiction, Literature, Literature & drama
Collections: Penn State University's Electronic Classics Series Collection
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Stevenson, R. L. (n.d.). Father Damien. Retrieved from http://self.gutenberg.org/


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Excerpt: Sir, it may probably occur to you that we have met, and visited, and conversed; on my side, with interest. You may remember that you have done me several courtesies, for which I was prepared to be grateful. But there are duties which come before gratitude, and offences which justly divide friends, far more acquaintances. Your letter to the Reverend H.B. Gage is a document which, in my sight, if you had filled me with bread when I was starving, if you had sat up to nurse my father when he lay a-dying, would yet absolve me from the bonds of gratitude.

 
 



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