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The Tables Turned

or, Nupkins Awakened. A Socialist Interlude

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Author: William Morris
Published: 1887
Language: English
Wordcount: 14,984 / 50 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 71.4
LoC Category: PN
Downloads: 1,874
Added to site: 2005.10.19
mnybks.net#: 10919
Genre: Drama
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> _M. P_. Not a word. Do what you will with me. I don't care.

_J. N_. (_impressively_). Gentlemen of Jury, simple as this case seems, it is a most important one under the present condition of discontent which afflicts this country, and of which we have had such grievous manifestations in this Court to-day. This is not a common theft, gentlemen--if indeed a theft has been committed--it is a revolutionary theft, based on the claim on the part of those who happen unfortunately to be starving, to help themselves at the expense of their more fortunate, and probably--I may say certainly--more meritorious countrymen. I do not indeed go so far as to say that this woman is in collusion with those ferocious ruffians who have made these sacred precincts of justice ring with their ribald and threatening scoff's. But the persistence of these riotous interruptions, and the ease with which their perpetrators have evaded arrest, have produced a strange impression in my mind. (Very impressively.) However,

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