"My dear Tom,

I met two men today. They had your picture and they knew your name. And what's more they said you'd done some awful things. Like you said Tom, I did not say a thing.

I hate to lie. It's true. Today I lied for you."

"My Dear Jules,
You must understand that four walls cannot contain a man. So I have hid above the forest in the hills. Call to me from the tallest tree to signal.

And I will hear and see you high up waiting for me."

No one had ever seen such a large blaze as they did that day.
She had climbed the tallest tree, but before she did she had lit the base,
and she cried, "You and I could never have peace again
because you know I would rather die than to live a life hidden!"

("As sure as rain, as sure as sin, you'll never break a heart again.")

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