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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)
When the typewriter stops in a New York office everybody's embarrassed; men start to quarrel or to make love to the stenographer or drop lighted cigarettes in the wastebasket.
John Dos Passos (1896–1970), U.S. novelist, poet, playwright, painter. Journeys Between Wars, "Russian Visa: 1. Brooklyn to Helsingfors," Harcourt Brace and Company (1938).
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