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The American doctrinaire is the converse of the American demagogue, and, in this way, is scarcely less injurious to the public. The first deals in poetry, the last in cant. He is as much a visionary on one side, as the extreme theoretical democrat is a visionary on the other.
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James Fenimore Cooper

United States novelist noted for his stories of American Indians and the frontier life (1789-1851)

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