The Complete Works Of Brann, The Iconoclast (volume 6)

Paperback | February 3, 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: ... get kerchiefs blessed as charms against measles and mumps!" Angels and ministers of grace defend us!" Of course, Schrader wrought no cures that could not have been accomplished as easily by any other Weary Willie under like conditions. That such is generally conceded since press and public passed from under the spell of this foul-smelling Simon Magus who has read the "Good Book " to so little purpose that he has not learned that "cleanliness is akin to Godliness." But what of the press--the "public educator," the "sentinel on the watch-tower"--whose gullibility or peccability has brought reproach upon the people? Is it any wonder that demagogues, adventurers and professional pilferers get control of government--that seventy million people groan, and sweat, and stink and fardels bear through the long hot summer days that a few impudent non-producers may live like lords? Verily, pessimistic old Tom Carlyle had a head as long as a striped watermelon when he declared that "Gullible by fit apparatus all publics are; and gulled with the most surprising profit." EGYPT VS. ARKANSAS. Pooe old Rackensack! She has had the irremediable misfortune to incur the enmity of that journalistic Jehovah known as the Carbondale (111.) Herald. Arkansas has ever been a State familiar with sorrow and acquainted with grief; but never until now did her cup of misery slop over, her burthen become too grievous to be borne. Pelion is piled on Ossa, horrors on horror's head accumulate, one misfortune doth gall his fellow's kibe so fast they follow. At last the awful climax has come. The almighty Herald man hath quite o'erwhelmed Arkansas with his Balaamic curse, thereby pressing upon her shrinking head a sorrow's crown of sorrow for giving the frozen face to the party of Markhanna a...

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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: ... get kerchiefs blessed as charms against measles and mumps!" Angels and ministers of grace defend us!" Of course, Schrader wrou...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:92 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.19 inPublished:February 3, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217623972

ISBN - 13:9780217623971

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