The Complete Works Of Brann, The Iconoclast (volume 8)

Paperback | February 6, 2012

byWilliam Cowper Brann

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1919. Excerpt: ... would confer a lasting favor on the community by corking himself with a nail keg. God in his inscrutable wisdom saw proper to give him a mentality that does not coordinate with his mouth. He rumbles and ratiocinates on a 16-to-l ratio. He is fast becoming almost as great a nuisance as the turgidity of "Aunt Hetty's Ted," or Doc. Seasholes' riotous rodomontade. He should fight the winner of the Corbett-Fitzsimmons mill by telephone. FROM THE GODS TO THE GUTTER. ETHELYN LESLIE HUSTON. When Idaho gave to her women authority to entangle their fingers in the intricacies of the wheels within wheels of political machinery, they pictured golden pivots of pure motives cleansed for all time from political ambition and private greed, upon which should turn the circles of new eras, gorgeous as suns, unalloyed as the grains of virgin gold hid in the bosom of their mother state. They saw the holiness of their sex enter as a spirit into the currupt stream of political intrigue and make all clean. They heard the paean of angels soaring triumphant over the whisper of bribe and curse of threat. They felt their foot upon the head of the snake and their up-raised arm in a cloud of doves with wings silvered in the fairness of a new dawn. And all of this is very lovely--if their dreams come trueWhen the technicality of the law was the last link to be broken from their fair wrists, they hung in breathless silence upon the words falling from the lips of the counsel for and against. And to the impartial auditor, there was a vein of comedy in the verbal battle, as Atty. Gen'l Parsons sternly denounced the right of suffrage while personally strongly in favor of it, and Counsel Borah as eloquently pleaded for the rights of the new woman while mentally praying the gods to strength...

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1919. Excerpt: ... would confer a lasting favor on the community by corking himself with a nail keg. God in his inscrutable wisdom saw proper to ...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:94 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.19 inPublished:February 6, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217580750

ISBN - 13:9780217580755

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