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Mr. Dooley Says

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Published: 1910
Language: English
Wordcount: 44,046 / 123 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 73.2
LoC Category: PS
Downloads: 338
Added to site: 2006.01.23 11939

Divorce.--Glory.--Woman Suffrage.--The Bachelor Tax.--The Rising of the Subject Races.--Panics.--Ocean Travel.--Work.--Drugs.--A Broken Friendship.--The Army Canteen.--Things Spiritual.--Books.--The Tariff.--The Big Fine.--Expert Testimony.--The Call of the Wild.--The Japanese Scare.--The Hague Conference.--Turkish Politics.--Vacations.

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a fine chance iv her false hair becomin' more immortal thin his gr-reatest deed. It don't make anny difference if all she knew about her marital hero was that he was a consistent feeder, a sleepy husband, an' indulgent to his childher an' sometimes to himsilf, an' that she had to darn his socks. Nearly all th' gr-reat men had something th' matther with their wives. I always thought Mrs. Wash'nton, who was th' wife iv th' father iv our counthry, though childless hersilf, was about right. She looks good in th' pitchers, with a shawl ar-round her neck an' a frilled night-cap on her head. But Hogan says she had a tongue sharper thin George's soord, she insulted all his frinds, an' she was much older thin him. As f'r George, he was a case. I wish th' counthry had got itsilf a diff'rent father. A gr-reat moral rellijous counthry like this desarves a betther parent.

"They were all alike. I think iv Bobby Burns as a man that wrote good songs, aven if they were in a bar'brous accint, but Hogan thinks iv him as havi



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