Henry Adams Quote

American society is a sort of flat, fresh-water pond which absorbs silently, without reaction, anything which is thrown into it.


Letters of Henry Adams...: 1892-1918 (ed. New York, Houghton, 1938)

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American society is a sort of flat, fresh-water pond which absorbs silently, without reaction, anything which is thrown into it.

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American society is a sort of flat, fresh-water pond which absorbs silently, without reaction, anything which is thrown into it.

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American society is a sort of flat, fresh-water pond which absorbs silently, without reaction, anything which is thrown into it.

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American society is a sort of flat, fresh-water pond which absorbs silently, without reaction, anything which is thrown into it.