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  • "'But ye couldna weep for the bairns. Or the house. Or your wee garden. Or the poor dead lass and her bairn. But if ye weep for your cheetie, ye know ye can stop.... Because I canna weep for those things, either, Sassenach. And I havena got a cat.'"
    —Diana Gabaldon, An Echo in the Bone (New York: Delacorte Press, 2009), 123

    December 17, 2009