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  • "I'd not want to compete with De Voto, " I said tentatively, -but there's a chance I could do something original on the Missouri.

    Centennial

  • De Voto had already done a masterful job on the Missouri River, but he had left some topics undeveloped.

    Centennial

  • He ended the essay with a passage that De Voto had written about Mark Twain, but which also seemed to be about Arthur himself, and the great historian who’d inspired him.

    The House Of Arthur Schlesinger Jr.

  • As De Voto gazed down on plains and mountains, he reflected on earlier transcontinental passages: "five or six months by ox team, seven or eight weeks by steamboat and stage coach, forty-two hours [by train].

    Requiem For The Jet Age?

  • De Voto’s organization was superior to his predecessor’s, but his choices were also protective, as he tried to save his subject from his own emotional outbursts, and suppressed the feud with Bret Harte.

    Mark Twain

  • De Voto’s organization was superior to his predecessor’s, but his choices were also protective, as he tried to save his subject from his own emotional outbursts, and suppressed the feud with Bret Harte.

    Mark Twain

  • Tate's response to Kohler read, "If you don't mind I'd like to keep my mean-spirited remark about Brooks, Kazin, and De Voto; I've had a running feud with them for several years and I don't want it to lapse.

    VQR

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