The column of society must have its capital as well as its base. It is only perfect while each part is entire, and discharges its proper duty. James Fenimore Cooper, The Chainbearer; Or, The Littlepage Manuscripts, 1845. By: Redactor Ben Shapiro James Fenimore Cooper Leave a Reply Cancel reply Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *Comment Name * Email * Website + 7 = Notify me of follow-up comments by email. Notify me of new posts by email.