Alexandre Dumas about friendship (“The Count of Monte Cristo”, 1845) - the friends that we have lost do not repose in the bosom of the earth, but are buried deep in our hearts, and it has been thus ordained that we may always be accompanied by them.
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the friends that we have lost do not repose in the bosom of the earth, but are buried deep in our hearts, and it has been thus ordained that we may always be accompanied by them.
 Alexandre DumasThe Count of Monte Cristo (1845). copy citation

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