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"God must look kindly on a farmer in a stone country" (pg. 18.)

"But America was the land for one who had taken the wrong road" (pg. 31.)

"The animals were bound in their stalls and the farmhands were bound to the animals" (pg. 37.)

"And beyond their eyes' reach their thoughts struggled further, their thoughts ventured on roads never traveled, down to a sea never seen, and across the waters of the ocean" (pg. 41.)

"His home was in the Old World, in the world that was frail, worn-out, decrepit, old and weak and finished" (pg. 47.)

"The New World was young and fresh, and full of splendor and riches beyond imagination" (pg. 47.)

"The cautious and the suspicious always have their objections: For sure, we know nothing" (pg. 91.)

"These germs of unrest are like seeds scattered by the wind: one takes root somewhere deep in a man's soul and begins its growth unknown...

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