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William C. Bryant
(1794-1878) born on
Nov 03
US poet, editor. His best known poem was "Thanatopsis," 1811; edited "NY Evening Post."
         
   
F
All that tread,
The globe are but a handful to the tribes,
That slumber in its bosom.

R
Remorse is virtue's root; its fair increase are fruits of innocence and blessedness.
A
The press is a mill that grinds all that is put into its hopper. Fill the hopper with poisoned grain and it will grind it to meal, but there is death in the bread.
N
Difficulty, my brethren, is the nurse of greatness -- a harsh nurse, who roughly rocks her foster-children into strength and athletic proportion.
K
Weep not that the world changes -- did it keep a stable, changeless state, it were a cause indeed to weep.
 
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: Thanatopsis, in North American Review (Cedar Falls, Iowa; Sept. 1817).
R: In "Correct Quotes for DOS," WordStar International, 1991.
A: "Prose writings," II.
N: Speech, 15 Dec. 1851.
K: In "Correct Quotes for DOS," WordStar International, 1991.
   


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