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Mamie Goulet Abbott
“The work done by the tramps at the Mission was slow and sometimes very aggravating. ... Invariably, they had to be coaxed, humored and cajoled a lot in order to get much work out of them. But by keeping a good sized cemetery in our hearts in which to bury their faults, we did manage to get along quite peacefully.”
“He returned to the large front room and on through to another back of it, looking for that great solace, that mediator between an unappreciative world and dissatisfied man, a good dinner.”