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Quotation by Henry David Thoreau
Columbus felt the westward tendency more strongly than any before. He obeyed it, and found a New World for Castile and Leon.
Henry David Thoreau (1817–1862), U.S. philosopher, author, naturalist. "Walking" (1862), in The Writings of Henry David Thoreau, vol. 5, pp. 219-220, Houghton Mifflin (1906).
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