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  • He's tactiturn, so I'm thinking he's observing a lot of conversations amongst strangers.

    In which of the states is it easiest to talk to strangers?

  • He likes Maude and her roses better than he does me, 'Jerrie thought, with a swelling heart and all through the journey home -- for they returned that night -- she was very quiet and tactiturn, letting Maude do all the talking, and saying when asked why she was so still, that her head was aching, and that she was too tired and sleepy to talk.

    Tracy Park


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