John Louis O'Sullivan

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  • ''Other nations have tried to check ... the fulfillment of our manifest destiny to overspread the continent allotted by Providence for the free development of our yearly multiplying millions.''
    John Louis O'Sullivan (1813-1895), U.S. editor. editorial in U.S. Magazine & Democratic Review (July-Aug. 1845), vol. 17. Supporting the annexation of Texas.
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  • ''A torchlight procession marching down your throat.''
    John Louis O'Sullivan (1813-1895), U.S. editor. Quoted in Collections and Recollections, ch. 19, G.W.E. Russell (1898). Referring to whisky.

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