Christopher Gist Quotes (2 quotes)
A Selection from the Poetry of Elizabeth Barrett Browning (B. Tauchnitz, 1872), p. 227, "Sonnets from the Portuguese"
“Any man's death diminishes me, because I am involved in Mankind; And therefore never send to know for whom the bell tolls; it tolls for thee.”
John Donne: Selections from Divine Poems, Sermons, Devotions, and Prayers (1990 edition), Paulist Press - ISBN: 9780809131600
Night Thoughts (1742-1745)
“Democracy is beautiful in theory; in practice it is a fallacy. You in America will see that some day.”
to Edwin L James of the New York Times (1928)
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Died: 1759 (aged 53)
Bio: Christopher Gist was an accomplished American explorer, surveyor and frontiersman. He was one of the first white explorers of the Ohio Country. He is credited with providing the first detailed description of the Ohio Country to Great Britain and her colonists.