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America is a model of force and freedom and moderation -...

America is a model of force and freedom and moderation - with all the coarseness and rudeness of its people.

George Gordon Byron, quote about Unclasified

George Gordon Byron (1788-1824) British Poet

Was born on: 22 jan 1788.
Died on 19 apr 1824, at 36 years old.


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