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There were two unpleasant surprises [about Washington]. One was the inertia of Congress, the length of time it takes to get a comp ...
There are always those who are willing to surrender local self-government and turn over their affairs to some national authority i ...
... by and large, wife-changing and high office are not compatible. This inequity accounts for the many dull women in Washington a ...
Washington will ever be a city for extracurricular romance and undercover trysts, partly because of the high moral standards deman ...
President Kennedy had a wholesome, widely discussed, and largely deserved reputation for his interest in women.... But no Presiden ...
For the people in government, rather than the people who pester it, Washington is an early-rising, hard-working city. It is a popu ...
This thorn
Doth to our rose of youth rightly belong.
... anything so delightful as Washington I have never seen elsewhere. There were a mingled simplicity and grandeur, a mingled stat ...
... what a strange time it was! Who knew his neighbor? Who was a traitor and who a patriot? The hero of to-day was the suspected o ...
Look at the mother of Washington! She raised a boy that could not tell a lie--could not tell a lie! But he never had any chance. I ...
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