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Quotation by H.L. Mencken
... the whole Wilsonian buncombe ... its ideational hollowness, its ludicrous strutting and bombast, its heavy dependence upon greasy and meaningless words, its frequent descents to mere sound and fury, signifying nothing.
H.L. (Henry Lewis) Mencken (1880–1956), U.S. journalist, critic. Originally published in the Smart Set (January 1921). The Vintage Mencken, ch. 20, p. 117, ed. Alistair Cooke, Vintage (1956).
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