Jared Sparks (May 10, 1789 – March 14, 1866) was an American historian, educator, and Unitarian minister. He served as President of Harvard University from 1849 to 1853.
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“Courtship was a serious business for the reason that everybody knew when a young couple began to set up with each other. They could tell by the sparks flying from the chimney late at night.”
—State of Indiana, U.S. public relief program (1935-1943)