The Quarterly of the Texas State Historical Association, Volume 1, July 1897 - April, 1898 Page: 150
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150 Texas Historical Association Quarterly.
agriculture with its concomitant interests to be repressed and de-
graded, to promote the objects of the greed and selfishness or the
love of power, is hazarding the prosperity, patriotism, and inde-
pendent manhood of the mass of the people governed by it.
Nor is this merely pessimistic imaginings, but simply the calm
interpretation of human destiny, when the Cincinnatus-like
homely virtues of practical life are lost in the aspiring evolution
to attain to higher civilization and national fame, as it has been l-
lustrated in the history of the past, ever since mankind struggled
up from the condition of the prehistoric races.
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