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English poet 1612-16800
A lawyers dream of heaven; every man reclaimed his property at the resurrection, and each tried to recover it from all his forefathers.
British poet 1716-17710
Each in his narrow cell for ever laid, the rude forefathers of the hamlet sleep.
I'm not convinced that the world is in any worse shape than it ever was. It is just in this age of almost instantaneous communication, we bear the weight of problems our forefathers only read about after they were solved.
Men of New England, I hold you to the doctrines of liberty which ye inherit from your Puritan forefathers.
To us Americans much has been given; of us much is required. With all our faults and mistakes, it is our strength in support of the freedom our forefathers loved which has saved mankind from subjection to totalitarian power.