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A collection of notable quotations from a variety of Early Modern Era individuals. See the Guide for more details.
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Autumn is the time when the overflowing garners of America call for this expression of joyful gratitude.
— Northwood, January 1827
— Sarah Josepha Hale
There is a deep moral influence in these periodical seasons of rejoicing, in which a whole community participate. They bring out, and together, as it were, the best sympathies of our nature.
— The Thanksgiving of the Heart, 1835
— Sarah Josepha Hale
[Thanksgiving] is a festival which will never become obsolete, for it cherishes the best affections of the heart—the social and domestic ties.
— Godey's Lady's Book, November 1837
— Sarah Josepha Hale

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