Quotation by Marion Harland

It seemed monstrous to our intolerant youth that "poor white folksy" men should have an equal right with gentlemen, born and bred, in deciding who should represent the county in the Legislature and the district in Congress.
Marion Harland (1830–1922), U.S. author. Marion Harland's Autobiography, ch. 12 (1910).

On growing up in Virginia in the mid 1800s.
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