Had I represented twenty thousand voters in Michigan, that political editor would not have known nor cared whether I was the oldes...t or the youngest daughter of Methuselah, or whether my bonnet came from the Ark or from Worth's.LESSATTRIBUTION DETAIL »
All Presidents start out to run a crusade but after a couple of years they find they are running something less heroic and much mo...re intractable: namely the presidency. The people are well cured by then of election fever, during which they think they are choosing Moses. In the third year, they look on the man as a sinner and a bumbler and begin to poke around for rumours of another Messiah.LESSATTRIBUTION DETAIL »
In those days, the blag slag, the waste of the coal pits, had only begun to cover the side of our hill. Not enough to mar the coun...tryside nor blacken the beauty of our village. For the colliery had only begun to poke its skinny black fingers between the green.LESSATTRIBUTION DETAIL »
In your presence, I swear by the Styx and the Acheron never more to wear glasses on my bonnet, nor a codpiece on my breeches, unti...l, concerning my undertaking, I have heard the word of the Divine Bottle.LESSATTRIBUTION DETAIL »
Where have I seen before, against the wind, These bright virgins, robed and bare of bonnet,...
Flowing with music of their strange quick tongue And adventuring with delicate paces by the stream,-- Myself a child, old suddenly at the scream From one of the white throats which it hid among?LESSATTRIBUTION DETAIL »