Laurence “Larry Ho” Hodgson (1874–1937) was a unique combination of poet and politician, a prolific writer who produced thousands of poetic and prose works.
Quotes from Saint Paulites
“Whoever designed the streets must have been drunk. I think it was those Irish guys, you know what they like to do.”
—Jesse Ventura, former Minnesota governor, The Letterman Show
“Another very great nuisance with which we have been afflicted... is the myriads of mosquitoes with which the country abounds... they have been for the last two months almost intolerable... their depredations at night are beyond description.”
—Horace Bigelow, Saint Paul Pioneer, September 10, 1854
“Historically, books do okay in bad times. It depends on how bad the misery gets.”
—David Unowsky, former owner of The Hungry Mind bookstore