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Letter from a Birmingham Jail, Martin Luther King, Jr., 1963

King, Martin Luther, Jr. "Letter From a Birmingham Jail." Letter to Bishop C. C. J. Carpenter, Bishop Joseph A. Durick, Rabbi Milton L. Grafman, Bishop Nolan B. Harmon, The Rev. George H. Murray, The Rev. Edward V. Ramage, The Rev. Earl Stallings. 16 Apr. 1963. The Martin Luther King, Jr. Research and Education Institute, n.d. Web. 26 Apr. 2016.

Lines 74-77 (“So the…of justice?”) are conceptually parallel to


“Seldom do…constructive work” (lines 4-8)


“The answer…and unjust.” (lines 22-23)


“I had…for freedom.” (lines 42-44)


“Now is…human dignity.” (lines 54-55)


“I also…Christian brother.” (lines 83-86)

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