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To every people the land is given on condition. Perceived or not, there is a Covenant, beyond the constitution, beyond sovereign guarantee, beyond the nation's sweetest dreams of itself.

Leonard Cohen (1934-?) Canadian poet, novelist, and singer-songwriter.

Each blade of grass has its spot on earth whence it draws its life, its strength; and so is man rooted to the land from which he draws his faith together with his life.

Joseph Conrad (1857-1924) British novelist.

The land was ours before we were the land s. She was our land more than a hundred years before we were her people.

Robert Frost (1875-1963) American Poet.

Topographically the country is magnificent -- and terrifying. Why terrifying? Because nowhere else in the world is the divorce between man and nature so complete. Nowhere have I encountered such a dull, monotonous fabric of life as here in America. Here boredom reaches its peak.

Henry Miller (1891-1980) American author.

O lands! O all so dear to me -- what you are, I become part of that, whatever it is.

Walt Whitman (1819-1892) American poet.

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