William Gilmore Simms Quote

The true law of the race is progress and development. Whenever civilization pauses in the march of conquest, it is overthrown by the barbarian.


Egeria: Or Voices of Thought and Counsel, for the Woods and Wayside (ed. 1853)

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The true law of the race is progress and development. Whenever civilization pauses in the march of conquest, it is overthrown by the barbarian.

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The true law of the race is progress and development. Whenever civilization pauses in the march of conquest, it is overthrown by the barbarian.

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The true law of the race is progress and development. Whenever civilization pauses in the march of conquest, it is overthrown by the barbarian.

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The true law of the race is progress and development. Whenever civilization pauses in the march of conquest, it is overthrown by the barbarian.