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|Compare the following two sentences:
Now look at the following passage from a student paper:
According to the journalist Jan Morris, New York had already reached its peak in the spring of 1945 with the return of the soldiers from Europe. Looking back in her book, Manhattan '45, Morris recalled a city that "still worshiped gods" and was "a good and merry place."Which part of this passage is repeating exactly what Morris wrote? Write Morris's exact words in the box below:
Which part of the passage is a reported statement of Morris's?
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