The Onlooker

Volume 1, Part 2

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Author: Various Authors
Co-author: Alfred Henry Lewis
Published: 1902
Language: English
Wordcount: 14,399 / 48 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 78.6
LoC Category: AP
Downloads: 691
Added to site: 2005.09.12
mnybks.net#: 11647
Origin: gutenberg.org
Genre: Periodical

Edited by Alfred Henry Lewis.

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eir chief in bathing and they stole his clothes.

"Mr. Croker was home ten days before he missed his leadership, and even then he was made aware of its spoliation only by beholding it in the hands of the cabal. Mr. Croker meant Mr. Nixon for the mayoralty; but the plotting eighteen, intriguing with Brooklyn blocked the way with Mr. Coler. The coalition was too strong for Mr. Croker to force, and the logic of that same word pressed to a conflict meant his destruction in the city convention.

"'When the lion's skin is too short,' said Lysander, 'we piece it out with the fox's,' and while the Greeks thought this sentiment unbecoming a descendant of Hercules, they were fain to acquiesce in its practice when met by a peril too strong for their spears. Mr. Croker remembered Lysander; and, being thus hedged and hemmed about, sought safety by nominating Mr. Shepard. There need be no mistake; Mr. Shepard was not a candidate, he was a refuge. And such a refuge as is Scylla when one is threatened of Charybdis.

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