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" All America lies at the end of the wilderness road, and our past is not a dead past, but still lives in us. Our forefathers had civilization inside themselves, the wild outside. We live in the civilization they created, but within us the wilderness still... "
Wilderness Basics: Hiking - Backpacking - Paddling - Mountain Biking
by San Diego Chapter Of The Sierra Club - 2004 - 310 pages
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Larry McMurtry and the West: An Ambivalent Relationship

Mark Busby - Literary Collections - 1995 - 344 pages
...end of the wilderness road, and our past is not a dead past, but still lives in us. Our forefathers had civilization inside themselves, the wild outside....dreamed, we live, and what they lived, we dream." This quotation sets in relief McMurtry's focus on the complex intertwining of dream and reality in...
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A Cultural History of the American Novel, 1890-1940: Henry James to William ...

David Minter - Literary Criticism - 1996 - 296 pages
...not a dead past but still lives in us," he adds; "thus the question is momentous." Our forefathers had civilization inside themselves, the wild outside....dreamed, we live, and what they lived, we dream." London believed that the wilderness still lived within people like himself, and he thought of this...
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American Cultural Studies: An Introduction to American Culture

Neil Campbell, Alasdair Kean - Social Science - 1997 - 312 pages
...end of the wilderness road, and our past is not dead past but still lives in us ... Our forefathers had civilization inside themselves, the wild outside....they dreamed, we live; and what they lived, we dream. That is why our western story still holds us, however ineptly told. (Whipple 1943: 65) This quotation...
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Western Technological Landscapes

Stephen Tchudi, Nevada Humanities Committee - History - 1998 - 204 pages
...illuminated by the literary critic TK Whipple (1929), writing about the visceral appeal of western novels: "Our forebears had civilization inside themselves,...they dreamed, we live; and what they lived, we dream" (65). With so much scenery surrounding us, and so little society, our imaginations are still passengers...
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Lewis & Clark: Legacies, Memories, and New Perspectives

Kris Fresonke, Mark David Spence - History - 2004 - 290 pages
An interdisciplinary collection of essays which explore the legacy of the Lewis & Clark Expedition, and offers new perspectives on these American icons.
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Lewis & Clark: Legacies, Memories, and New Perspectives

Kris Fresonke, Mark David Spence - History - 2004 - 290 pages
...end of the wilderness road, and our past is not a dead past, but still lives in us. Our forefathers had civilization inside themselves, the wild outside....What they dreamed, we live, and what they lived, we dream."5 Lewis and Clark tourists reawaken their senses on the plains of eastern Montana, on the Weippe...
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The Cambridge History of American Literature: Volume 6, Prose Writing, 1910-1950

Sacvan Bercovitch, Cyrus R. K. Patell - Literary Criticism - 2002 - 640 pages
...road, and our past is not a dead past but still lives in us," he adds; "thus the question is momentous. Our forebears had civilization inside themselves,...dreamed, we live; and what they lived, we dream." London believed that the wilderness still lived within people like himself, and he thought of this...
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