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With a Vengeance

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Author: J.B. Woodley
Published: 1953
Language: English
Wordcount: 3,517 / 17 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 54.6
LoC Category: PZ
Downloads: 793
Added to site: 2009.11.15 25806

Keep this in mind in teaching apprentices: They are future journeymen—and even masters!

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isely 9:50 a.m., Kyle became First Imperator of Terra. His coup was so fantastically direct and facile that I am almost tempted to believe that old cliche "the time was right."

Well, however badly it can be expressed, I suppose the world was ripe for this sort of thing. I can remember when much the same used to happen in elections. One man would win over another by a tremendous majority, and historians would then set about to show how "the time was right."

Why do I persist in tormenting myself with that phrase! Analytically, I might say I resent this new aristocracy of politics. Specifically, I might say I resent Kyle.

And both are true, b

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Sardo Weems

A highly unlikely story of the Emperor of Earth's revenge on the newspaper editor who once fired him.

I always wanted to use the word puerile. The story is puerile.



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