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    Let’s have the Union restored as it was, if we can; but if we can’t, I’m in favor of the Union as it wasn’t.
    Artemus Ward (1834–1867)

    Moral qualities rule the world, but at short distances the senses are despotic.
    —Mrs. H. O. Ward (1824–1899)