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Quotation by Henry Brooks Adams
America had no use for Adams because he was eighteenth-century, and yet it worshipped Grant because he was archaic and should have lived in a cave and worn skins.
Henry Brooks Adams (1838–1918), U.S. historian. The Education of Henry B. Adams, p. 963, Library of America (1983).
Describing Ulysses S. Grant.
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