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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|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.