Hamlin Garland

There is no gilding of setting sun or glamor of poetry to light up the ferocious and endless toil of the farmers' wives.

Hamlin Garland

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Andrew Jackson Every diminution of the public burdens arising from taxation gives to individual enterprise increased power and furnishes to all the members of our happy confederacy new motives for patriotic affection and support.
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Hamlin Garland

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