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The African American's relationship to Africa has long been ambivalent, at least since the early nineteenth century, when 3,000 black men crowded into Bishop Richard Allen's African Methodist Episcopal Church in Philadelphia to protest noisily a plan to recolonize free blacks in Africa.


Henry Louis Gates


#african #allen #ambivalent #american #been

It's odd being an American now. Most of us are peaceful, but here we are again, in our fifth major war of this century.


Pete Hamill


#american #being #century #fifth #here

The poetry from the eighteenth century was prose; the prose from the seventeenth century was poetry.


David Hare


#eighteenth #eighteenth century #poetry #prose #seventeenth

Anonymous sources are a practice of American journalism in the 20th and 21st century, a relatively recent practice. The literary tradition of anonymity goes back to the Bible.


Joe Klein


#american #anonymity #anonymous #back #bible

Borne out of this, starting around the 17th Century was the Baroque era. It is my view that it is one of the architectural peak periods in western civilisation.


Harry Seidler


#around #baroque #borne #century #civilisation

Once in a century a man may be ruined or made insufferable by praise. But surely once in a minute something generous dies for want of it.


John Masefield


#dies #generous #insufferable #made #man






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