Social Innovators and Their Schemes (Google eBook)

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Smith, Elder and Company, 1858 - Socialism - 468 pages
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Page 140 - Lo, the poor Indian ! whose untutored mind Sees GOD in clouds, or hears Him in the wind ; His soul proud science never taught to stray Far as the solar walk or Milky Way...
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