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It is a misfortune that necessity has induced men to accord greater license to this formidable engine, in order to obtain liberty, than can be borne with less important objects in view; for the press, like fire, is an excellent servant, but a terrible master.
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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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