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Quotation by John Dos Passos
bald-headed official in 1919, of the trilogy U.S.A. The Modern Library, Random House, Inc. (1937) Ben Evans in The Forty-Second Parallel, of the trilogy U.S.A. The Modern Library, Random House, Inc. (1937) Bill Cermak in The Big Money, of the trilogy U.S.A. The Modern Library, Random House, Inc. (1937) Bob Henslowe in Three Soldiers Houghton Mifflin Company (1964) Bum in Fortune Heights Three Plays, Harcourt, Brace and Company (1934)
A curious thing about atrocity stories is that they mirror, instead of the events they purport to describe, the extent of the hatred of the people that tell them. Still, you can't listen unmoved to tales of misery and murder.
John Dos Passos (1896–1970), U.S. novelist, poet, playwright, painter. Journeys Between Wars, "Introduction to Civil War 1916-1937," Harcourt Brace and Company (1938).
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