Quotation by Administration in the State of Miss

[T]he minister preached a sermon on Jonah and the whale, at the end of which an old chief arose and declared, "We have heard several of the white people talk and lie; we know they will lie, but this is the biggest lie we ever heard."
Administration in the State of Miss, U.S. public relief program (1935-1943). Missouri: A Guide to the "Show Me" State (The WPA Guide to Missouri), p. 502, Duell, Sloan and Pearce (1941).

On early missionary activities among the Osages.
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