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It has always been thought perfectly womanly to be a scrub- woman in the Legislature and to take care of the spittoons; that is en ...
In effect, to follow, not to force the public inclination; to give a direction, a form, a technical dress, and a specific sanction ...
But the whim we have of happiness is somewhat thus. By certain valuations, and averages, of our own striking, we come upon some so ...
Hispanic gives us all one ultimate paternal cultural progenitor: Spain. The diverse cultures already on the American shores when t ...
There are, undoubtedly, women who are weak and silly, and simple, and who are taken advantage of by designing men. Until we have s ...
In nature, all is useful, all is beautiful. It is therefore beautiful, because it is alive, moving, reproductive; it is therefore ...
Wags try to invent new stories to tell about the legislature, and end by telling the old one about the senator who explained his u ...
An ... important antidote to American democracy is American gerontocracy. The positions of eminence and authority in Congress are ...
It seemed monstrous to our intolerant youth that "poor white folksy" men should have an equal right with gentlemen, born and bred, ...
One point in my public life: I did all I could for the reform of the civil service, for the building up of the South, for a sound ...
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