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We Wear the Mask

We Wear the Mask


by Paul Laurence Dunbar

We Wear the Mask Lies and Deceit Quotes

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Quote #4

We smile, but, O great Christ, our cries
To thee from tortured souls arise.(10-11)

Since no one in the living world understands what's really behind that mask, the speaker needs to call in for some spiritual support. And since those souls are "tortured," we're hoping for speed dial.

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