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Bibliography: "Ben Bolt" by English, Thomas Dunn
- "Ben Bolt"
- English, Thomas Dunn
- Note Source
- Sapphira and the Slave Girl Book VI, Chap. 2
- Note Relating to Cather
- In Sapphira and the Slave Girl, Nancy recalls the line "and the master so kind and so true." The line is from the third verse of "Ben Bolt" as it was sung by Nelson Kneass in Pittsburgh and became a hit.