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Nearby Bodie was a notoriously tough camp, where "a man for breakfast" was so frequent an occurrence that the phrase "bad man from ...
It is said the city was spared a golden-oak period because its residents, lacking money to buy the popular atrocities of the ninet ...
In most nineteenth-century cities, both large and small, more than 50 percent--and often up to 75 percent--of the residents in any ...
[Upon being asked if, in the primitive Hunterdon County, New Jersey, mountain town where she lived, there was "any distinction of ...
Most of the folktales dealing with the Indians are lurid and romantic. The story of the Indian lovers who were refused permission ...
Reporters for tabloid newspapers beat a path to the park entrance each summer when the national convention of nudists is held, but ...
A poem compresses much in a small space and adds music, thus heightening its meaning. The city is like poetry: it compresses all l ...
Long ago I added to the true old adage of "What is everybody's business is nobody's business," another clause which, I think, more ...
If they [Mexicans] touch the hair of the head of one of our citizens, tell him [Commodore Dallas] to batter down and destroy their ...
What we were after now was the old surprise visit. That was a real kick, good for laughs and lashings of the old ultraviolence.
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