[I Had Achieved My Dream, But What Had It Brought? Wealth? I Glanced At My Dress, Worn Too Many Days Now Without Washing, And At The Patched Cloak Bunched Under My Arm. Renown? I'd Been A Celebrity In My Student Days, But Since Then I Might As Well Have Died. Happiness? My Eyes Pricked With Tears. The Day I Received My Degree I Thought My Life Would Be Completely Altered. I Had Entered The Forbidden Land Of My Father. Nothing Would Ever Be The Same. But In Truth Nothing Happened. I Remained Plain Old Agnes White, No Richer Or More Famous Or Happier Than Before.]

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