John Quincy Adams Quote

My stern chase after time is, to borrow a simile from Tom Paine, like the race of a man with a wooden leg after a horse.


Memoirs of John Quincy Adams: Comprising Portions of His Diary from 1795 to 1848 (ed. 1876)

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My stern chase after time is, to borrow a simile from Tom Paine, like the race of a man with a wooden leg after a horse.

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My stern chase after time is, to borrow a simile from Tom Paine, like the race of a man with a wooden leg after a horse.

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My stern chase after time is, to borrow a simile from Tom Paine, like the race of a man with a wooden leg after a horse.

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My stern chase after time is, to borrow a simile from Tom Paine, like the race of a man with a wooden leg after a horse.