Joshua Fry Speed (November 14, 1814–May 29, 1882) was a close friend of Abraham Lincoln from his days in Springfield, Illinois, where Speed was a partner in a general store. Later, Speed was a farmer and a real estate investor in Kentucky, and also served one term in the Kentucky House of Representatives in 1848.
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“No speed of wind or water rushing by
But you have speed far greater.”
—Robert Frost (18741963)
“Joshua fit de battle ob Jerico, Jerico, Jerico,
Joshua fit de battle ob Jerico,
An de walls come tumblin down.”
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“Art is significant deformity.”
—Roger Fry (18661934)