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Hervey Allen Quotes & Quotations
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    Each new generation is a fresh invasion of savages. Hervey-AllenHervey Allen
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    Here the Frenchman, Spaniard, and Englishman all passed, leaving each his legend; and a brilliant and more or less feudal civilization with its aristocracy and slaves has departed with the economic system upon which it rested. Hervey-AllenHervey Allen
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    In a continent but recently settled, many parts of which have as yet little historical or cultural background, the material for this volume has been gathered from a section that was one of the first to be colonized. Hervey-AllenHervey Allen
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    Legends are material to be moulded, and not facts to be recorded. Hervey-AllenHervey Allen
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    Local color has a fatal tendency to remain local; but it is also true that the universal often borders on the void. Hervey-AllenHervey Allen
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    Only the middle-aged have all their five senses in the keeping of their wits. Hervey-AllenHervey Allen