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    I am hurt but I am not slaine;
    Ile lay mee downe and bleed a-while
    And then Ile rise and ffight againe.
    —Unknown. Sir Andrew Barton. . .

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    Once a jolly swagman camped by a billabong
    Under the shade of a coolibah tree;
    —Andrew Barton Peterson (1864–1941)

    Children should know there are limits to family finances or they will confuse “we can’t afford that” with “they don’t want me to have it.” The first statement is a realistic and objective assessment of a situation, while the other carries an emotional message.
    —Jean Ross Peterson (20th century)

    It is too late—the world is too dark for any thought ahead. Others are writing my biography, and let it rest as they elect to make it. I have lived my life, well and ill, always less well than I wanted it to be but it is, as it is, and as it has been; so small a thing, to have had so much about it!
    —Clara Barton (1821–1912)