Quotation by John Cournos

John Brown and Giuseppe Garibaldi were contemporaries not solely in the matter of time; their endeavors as liberators link their names where other likeness is absent; and the peaks of their careers were reached almost simultaneously: the Harper's Ferry Raid occurred in 1859, the raid on Sicily in the following year. Both events, however differing in character, were equally quixotic.
John Cournos (1881–1956), Russian-born U.S. author. "Comparison of Brown with Garibaldi," A Modern Plutarch, Bobbs-Merrill (1928).
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