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Born: June 14, 1909, Hunt City, Illinois, USA
Birth Country: USA
Died: Anacortes, Washington, USA, April 14, 1995
Occupation: Music artist

I stopped and gazed on the little dull man who was being paid to be a teacher of teachers. I turned and walked to the door, slammed it closed with a bang, and broken glass crashed to the floor. There was uproar behind me in the class, which did not interest me at all.
- Burl Ives

The cool wind blew in my face and all at once I felt as if I had shed dullness from myself. Before me lay a long gray line with a black mark down the center. The birds were singing. It was spring.
- Burl Ives

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