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Source: A Book of Burlesques
Source type: book
Document type: book chapter
Document title: “The Old Subject” [chapter 12]
Author(s): Mencken, H. L.
Edition: New revised edition
Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf
Place of publication: New York, New York
Year of publication: 1920
Pagination: 213-19 (excerpt below includes only page 213)

Mencken, H. L. “The Old Subject” [chapter 12]. A Book of Burlesques. New rev. ed. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1920: pp. 213-19.
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Leon Czolgosz.
Named persons
Leon Czolgosz.
The entirety of chapter 12 is comprised of forty aphorisms excerpted by Mencken from his own past writings. The item included below is the second aphorism in the chapter.


The Old Subject [excerpt]

     The man who marries for love alone is at least honest. But so was Czolgosz.



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