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Quote #10

"Not twenty minutes after you had gone [the soldiers came]. I was about to pull away from the dock when the soldiers appeared and ordered me to halt. They came aboard, searched, found nothing. By then, of course, I had the handkerchief. If I had not, well—" His voice trailed off, and he didn't finish the sentence. He didn't need to. (16.45)

Lying saves lives. (Don't quote us on that.)

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