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"And all this time the letters of Sohrab kept arriving, and when it suited her mood, which was not often in these days, Miss Storch answered them.  She wrote one to his twenty.  But he persisted, and they kept coming at intervals until this country declared war on Germany.  Then to his despair one day the young Persian received several of the letters he had written to the California girl.  They had been returned to him from Constantinople.
 
"And all this time the letters of Sohrab kept arriving, and when it suited her mood, which was not often in these days, Miss Storch answered them.  She wrote one to his twenty.  But he persisted, and they kept coming at intervals until this country declared war on Germany.  Then to his despair one day the young Persian received several of the letters he had written to the California girl.  They had been returned to him from Constantinople.
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"The curtain was rung down temporarily on that romance.  Word was passed that the Turks would search the homes of all the people in Palestine.  So on a dark night, Sohrab gathered together his precious papers, among them the letters of Miss Storch, and buried them in an old trunk at the foot of Mount Carmel.

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