Hello, avid readers of past wisdom and predictions 1840's style ~ August from the 1840 Illinois Farmer's Almanac compliments of archive.org.
"What I've never seen ~ I've never seen a person happy, unless it was one who endeavored to promote the happiness of others."
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Notice in the first line in the right column: America discovered 1498 ~
"Learning is an ornament in prosperity, a refuge in adversity, and a good provision for old age."
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