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Quotation by Henry David Thoreau
Almost any noble verse may be read, either as his elegy or eulogy, or be made the text of an oration on him.
Henry David Thoreau (1817–1862), U.S. philosopher, author, naturalist. "After the Death of John Brown" (1860), in The Writings of Henry David Thoreau, vol. 4, p. 451, Houghton Mifflin (1906).
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