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Charles Eliot Norton

Ruminations of E. L. Godkin and Charles Eliot Norton.

It used to be said in Cambridge, Massachusetts, that all the dogs in town wailed mournfully whenever E. L. Godkin and Charles Eliot Norton got together to exchange their gloomy views on the state of the nation.

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