8. WRAP UP

“We [Americans] are a restless people, prone to encroachment, impatient of the ordinary laws of progress, less anxious to consolidate and perfect than to extend our institutions, more ambitious of spreading ourselves over a wide space than of diffusing beauty and fruitfulness over a narrower field.  We boast of rapid growth, forgetting that, throughout nature, noble growths are slow…”  —  William Ellery Channing. 1840

Edward Hicks (1780-1849)

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