You go back and tell them that the New York State Supreme Court rules there's no Santa Claus. It's all over the papers. The kids r...ead it and they don't hang up their stockings. Now what happens to all the toys that are supposed to be in those stockings? Nobody buys them. The toy manufacturers are going to like that. So they have to lay off a lot of their employees. Union employees. Now you've got the C.I.O. and the A.F. of L. against you, and they're going to adore you for it. And they're gonna say it with votes.LESSATTRIBUTION DETAIL »
Yet here at least an earnest sense Of human right and weal is shown;... A hate of tyranny intense, And hearty in its vehemence, As if my brother's pain and sorrow were my own.
O Freedom! if to me belong Nor mighty Milton's gift divine, Nor Marvell's wit and graceful song. Still with a love as deep and strong As theirs, I lay, like them, my best gifts on thy shrine!LESSATTRIBUTION DETAIL »
O Time and Change!--with hair as gray As was my sire's that winter day,... How strange it seems, with so much gone Of life and love, to still live on! Ah, brother! only I and thou Are left of all that circle now,-- The dear home faces whereupon That fitful firelight paled and shone.LESSATTRIBUTION DETAIL »