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“We give all we have, lives, property, safety, skill...we fight, we die, for a simple thing. Only that a man can stand up.”
Esther Forbes, Johnny Tremain
“How old are you Johnny" she asked.
Sixteen."
And what's that-a boy or a man?"
He laughed. "A boy in time of peace and a man in time of war.”
Esther Forbes, Johnny Tremain
“If you can't do, you'd best shut up about it.”
Esther Forbes, Johnny Tremain
“If you can't do, you had best shut up. He started to slam the door, thought better of it. If you can't do, you'd best not slam doors.”
Esther Forbes, Johnny Tremain
“Just like the sun coming up yonder out of the sea, pushing rays of light ahead of it.”
Esther Forbes, Johnny Tremain
“On rocky islands gulls woke.”
Esther Forbes, Johnny Tremain

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