Papyrus Volume 2

Papyrus Volume 2

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1904 edition. Excerpt: ...to cut me out, even though I am on the wrong side of every subject! A charming woman complains that I do not understand her at all. Of course I don't--show me the man who thinks he understands a woman, and I will show you the perfect fool. Fake and graft are vulgar terms, but no others express so well our present brands of sociology and statesmanship. Mr. Roosevelt is in control of everything except his party and himself. Cbc papyrus MICHAEL MONAHAN, Editor Vol. 2 March, 1904 No. 3 Side Calks by the editor Cbe Elect Tew After all, one writes for only a few persons. I am convinced of that, but I wish to say it without prejudice to my circulation, which is larger than you may think. This claiming of an audience, this harassing need to make some one listen to you, this buttonholing of people whom you don't know and to whom you bring so small warrant, seems a kind of highway insolence which the world has a right to resent. And in its best and hopefullest aspect, what is it? The very effort of writing for the public is merely the sending of your filament of thought out, out beyond your ken, and then waiting with fearful heart to learn perhaps from some cheery message from the Void, that it has caught fast somewhere and all is well. And I note also that one such acceptance is worth many rejections--it is enough that our own know us and receive us, no matter how few. But in the quest of these unknown though kindred spirits, these kindly and related intelligences, one often goes far afield and meets with many a bitter repulse. Ah me! the children of light are as nothing, numerically, compared to the sons of darkness. All this is part of the game, as the saying has it, and a wise editor will not complain, though his every morning's mail be...show more

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  • Paperback | 46 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 3mm | 100g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236947959
  • 9781236947956