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by Edna St. Vincent Millay

Recuerdo Compassion and Forgiveness Quotes

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And we gave her all our money but our subway fares.

And here's the big finale: the grand giveaway. Why would money seem more important than fruit or buying a paper? Maybe it's because the money seems to matter more to our speaker than either of the items that she describes earlier.

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