Life Volume 6

Life Volume 6

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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. 1885 edition. Excerpt: ...Church in the bud. If Leo ever runs for a second term on a Civil Service Reform platform, he can bet all the Cardinals' hats on the Vatican rack that he will be re-elected. MR. FERDINAND WARD'S contributions to the literature of the day through the columns of the Herald make very interesting reading. We should not be surprised if in future ages Mr. Ward's name should be found to rank with that of Baron Munchausen, and bound volumes of the New York Herald should be catalogued under the head of Pure Fiction. THE Democratic party may now be said to be entirely harmonious, almost as much so in fact as a dynamite bomb. THE rural Democratic organs of this State are unanimously of the opinion that Governor Hill is a great man and bound to rise. In the latter regard we are in strict accord with our esteemed contemporaries. Governor Hill is bound to rise. Higher than a kite! ACCORDING to a Western Yankomaniac Mr. Bayard is to be condemned because he "is affecting quite the English air " with his blue-flannel suit and short sack coat. This same caviller finds fault with Mr. Logan on similar grounds, and has apparently strong proof that Mr. Logan has so far given way to his aristocratic ideas as to be seen in public with a clean collar around his neck. This is indeed sad, as showing the degeneracy of our national character. At the same time there is hope for one of the gentlemen named above. General Logan will never affect English in his speech. THE Democratic papers are vainly endeavoring to laugh down the revelations concerning Governor Hill's relations with Tweed. The often ridiculous, though highly esteemed, Sun remarks ingenuously that in whatever schemes the Governor indulged, he at least did not become rich thereby. What a beautiful vision...show more

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  • Paperback | 160 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 9mm | 299g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 123665059X
  • 9781236650597