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Date Posted: Tue, March 14 2017, 18:21:41
Author: Swarl
Subject: QOTD for Wednesday, March 15, 2017 The following quote is taken from Written in My Own Heart’s Blood by Diana Gabaldon, Ch.94. The Sense Of The Meeting. Copyright 2014 by Diana Gabaldon All Rights Reserved.


“The lass I was to wed had a basket on her lap, filled wi’ fruit and vegetables and other bits o’ food, and she said to me that she promised to feed me from her fields and care for me. And I –“ He swallowed and, reaching out, laid a hand on his knife. “I had a knife, and a bow, and the skins of some otters I’d taken. And I promised to hunt for her and keep her warm wi’ my furs. And the people all agreed that we should be married, and so . . . we were.”

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[> My stomach clenched, my legs got goosebumps and I'm teary eyed. Ah, Ian........ -- Kathy in PA, Wed, March 15 2017, 3:45:39

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[> Simple things for a very important step for these two people. I think this was a very lovely way of describing to others how life for him and his Indian wife began. -- LisaW, Wed, March 15 2017, 13:32:05

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