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Quotation by Mary Antin
A little instruction in the elements of chartography—a little practice in the use of the compass and the spirit level, a topographical map of the town common, an excursion with a road map—would have given me a fat round earth in place of my paper ghost.
Mary Antin (1881–1949), U.S. socialite and author; born in Russia. The Promised Land, ch. 10 (1912).
On the deficiencies of geography teaching in elementary schools.
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