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CYCLOPEDIA

OF

AMERICAN LITERATURE.

“ WHILE PASSING DOWN THE SERIES OF SUCCEEDING YEARS, AS THROUGH THE INTERIOR OF SOME ANCIENT TEMPLE, WHIC+1 DISPLAYS ON

THE STATUES OF DISTINGUISHED

EITHER HAND

FRIENDS AND BENEFACTORS, WE SHOULD STAY FOR A MOMENT IN THE PRESENCE OF EACH, DOING

JUSTICE TO THE HUMBLE, ILLUSTRATING THE OB: CURE, PLACING IN A TRUE LIGHT THE MODEST,

AND NOTING RAPIDLY THE MORAL AND INTELLECTUAL TRAITS, WHICH TIME HAS SPARED; TO THE END THAT INGRATITUDE, THE PROVERBIAL SIN OF REPUBLICS, MAY NOT ATTACH TO THE REPUBLIC

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HOWEVER SCANTILY, MAY KNOW, THAT SOONER OR LATER, HIS NAME AND VIRTUES SHALL BE MADE CONSPICUOUS BY ITS LIGIT, AND THROUGHOUT ALL TIME ACCOMPANY ITS LUSTRE."

Josiah Quincy's History of Harvard University, I. 6.

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