It's perfect for me, ... It's a period piece, and I'm totally in love with period pieces. And that it is about this woman who was a classical prodigy, who grew up in Harlem, where I grew up, who is obviously half-black and half-white, like I am, who studied classical (music), like I did. But the twist comes in for me, obviously, because the time period had so much tension.
~ Alicia Keys (December 25, 1981 - )
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And the man, the lord of the country, said unto us, Hereby shall I know that ye are true men; leave one of your brethren here with me, and take food for the famine of your households, and be gone: / And bring your youngest brother unto me: then shall I know that ye are no spies, but that ye are true men: so will I deliver you your brother, and ye shall traffick in the land.