“After some years in the country, during which time I have experienced the satisfactions of working the land, building the soil, and making brown into green, I am beginning to believe that our new world which will open up after the war should be constructed round a repopulated rural America, so that a reasonably large proportion of the population shall participate in the culture of the earth.”

“A Week in November,” in One Man’s Meat (New York: Harper & Row, Publishers, 1944), 334.
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