There are only two or three human stories, and they go on repeating themselves as fiercely as if they had never happened before; like the larks in this country, that have been singing the same five notes over for thousands of years.

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Authentication Score 2

Original Citation

Cather, Willa. O Pioneers! Houghton Mifflin Company, 1913, pt. 2, ch. 4.

Current Citation

Cather, Willa. O Pioneers, edited by Sharon O'Brien. W. W. Norton & Company, 2007, pt. 2, ch. 4.