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The test of an author is not to be found merely in the number of his phrases that pass current in the corner of newspapers...but in the number of passages that have really taken root in younger minds.
Thomas Higginson

Thomas Higginson

Lieutenant-Colonel Thomas Higginson the son of John Higginson and Eliza Sheriff, was an Irish emigrant from County Antrim, Ireland who left for Canada in 1819 and settled in Vankleek Hill in 1829.

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