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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)
"Eh Bien you like this sacred pig of a country?" asked Marco.
"Why not? I like it anywhere. It's all the same, in France you are paid badly and live well; here you are paid well and live badly."
John Dos Passos (1896–1970), U.S. novelist, poet, playwright, painter. Congo responding to Marco in Manhattan Transfer, Houghton Mifflin Company (1925 and 1953).
A dialogue of politicized French immigrants in America.
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