The Southwestern Historical Quarterly, Volume 53, July 1949 - April, 1950 Page: 238
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238 Southwestern Historical Quarterly
On a weather chart of his own making:
The chief characteristic of weather in Texas is not variety but
In an autobiography:
Men can be scientific about everything but themselves ... in that
realm every man tries to be a poet.
In the margin of a newspaper:
One kind of history may well be written as it happens. Even on
the day of the event, interpretation may confuse it. The next day,
it begins to be obscured by time.
Fifty obscuring years have passed since Palm wrote that last
sentence. Despite the half-century, essentials of his life remain
clear. Surely few Swedes or Texans or scholars or men of any
other stamp have left clearer signs of what they were and what
they did than the Swante Palm Library.
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