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Quotation by John Greenleaf Whittier
On leaf of palm, on sedge-wrought roll;
On plastic clay and leathern scroll,
Man wrote his thoughts; the ages passed,
And lo! the Press was found at last!
John Greenleaf Whittier (1807–1892), U.S. poet. The Library, st. 4.
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