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Brief author info: Manuel Gonzalez Prada (1848-1918) Peruvian poet and political activist Called "Maestro" by students for attacks on academicism, traditionalism, and colonialism. Published poems attacking political corruption; helped form Union Nacional, political party to promote pro-gressivism (1891); self-exiled to Paris for seventeen years after agi-tation-caused assassination of Ecuadoran dictator, Garcia Moreno; returned to Lima (1898) and leadership of party for short time; known for famous speech to Baker's Union (1905), pleading for understanding between intellectuals and workers.
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Everywhere revolutions are painful yet fruitful gestations of a people: they shed blood but create light, they eliminate men but elaborate ideas.
The displacement of a little sand can change occasionally the course of deep rivers.
Old men to their graves, young men to their tasks.
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