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Jonathan M. Sewall

Jonathan Mitchell Sewall (1748–1808) was a lawyer and poet.


  • No pent-up Utica contracts your powers,
    But the whole boundless continent is yours.
    • Epilogue to Cato, reported in Bartlett's Familiar Quotations, 10th ed. (1919). Written for the Bow Street Theatre, Portsmouth, New Hampshire.

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