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Description: I had to know the point to which the path was trackedand when the definition would cease to be my own
Description: Unkind to speak of the ancestral vocabulary as dream-talk,unkind to wake the dreamer
Description: First-rate minds to write books, guide the young and lead the nationbut the target runs close to the ground
Description: Rockford, Ill.J.H. DenisonEditorial room of the Milwaukee JournalProbably the Black River at Black River FallsChildren taug...
Description: The fast movement was a nervous reach for something west.But along the way there was no hurry. Wait for noontime, turned round to a movement eastward,<...
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Description: The keyboard of the first practical typewriter, developed by Christopher Latham Sholes of Milwaukee, Wisconsin and marketed in 1874.
Description: You who were spared I talked with night but lastabout the velvet yearsI remember from the windowThe one that is blown is the one gone wild
Description: His mind wandered without rescueThe man is innocent.and had to be brought home to the cornerand stapled to the ground
Description: Everybody was wonderfulStars kept rising, pink and goldTrailing threads of breathless musicbarely out of reachHand to hand around the n...
Description: Cranberry growing has been and is one of the most profitable and picturesque branches of agriculture in Wisconsin. In the 1860's and 1870's, land previousl...
Description: Far outThe last report on peace to reach us herewas neither a promise nor easy Faithbut the hardest of all, the waiting for neveran...
Description: "I am the man with measuring pole on my shoulder. At the age of 21 years I was sawing log in the woods. Since then I have seen the old time way go and the...
Description: Let us be wrong in all our judgmentsAt that fine point We cannot quite believethe steps between the superstitionsThe feathers, the little e...
Description: The bargain was that the driven wedgewould never be withdrawn
Description: Page from Joy Camps photo album displaying three photographs. In one photograph Barbara Ellen Joy, camp owner and co-director, cooks over a large grill are...
Description: As though the tree inclined lacked discipline, pruned of its working part
Description: A seance robe worn by Louise Parke during her work as a Spiritualist in Wisconsin.
Description: Our side of the fence is all dovetail where theywinked and upset the story-book, that'sover on your sideHuge log attracts a loyal fan clu...
Description: A bird-shaped object made of copper.
Description: Against the prescience of disaster is the safety of even numbers
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