James Fenimore Cooper Quote

The Americans … are almost ignorant of the art of music, one of the most elevating, innocent and refining of human tastes, whose influence on the habits and morals of a people is of the most beneficial tendency.


On Civilization - The American Democrat (1838)

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The Americans … are almost ignorant of the art of music, one of the most elevating, innocent and refining of human tastes, whose influence on the...

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The Americans … are almost ignorant of the art of music, one of the most elevating, innocent and refining of human tastes, whose influence on the...

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The Americans … are almost ignorant of the art of music, one of the most elevating, innocent and refining of human tastes, whose influence on the...

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The Americans … are almost ignorant of the art of music, one of the most elevating, innocent and refining of human tastes, whose influence on the...