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I have been thinking about democracy-- or, to put it more truthfully ,
my own troubles with democracy'.
Thinking about democracy, led to thinking about Democrats, and this
IIrf thinking about a Democrat.
Cassius Carter ia a lawyer, and hence a politician. He iii an
and hence a Democrat , Being an lriaimiiin and a lawyer makOll '
Carter has an abnormally large nose, It is a very red nose,
a ao ber man: if he i a not a teetotal er, he i a the
thing to it.
He is not . a dignified man, and hence invitee familiarity. On the
resent this, but he i. frequently bored.
ia so red and 80 h. rge and so conllPicuous that any
thinks he can make a joke about it, and perhaps every clown of
acquaintance has made this old joke. D6ubtless Carter haa been
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tremlel y wearli: ed by the i~ rep! tition of this joke, Once hi. '
1' 1elrrCe was completely ~: z: hauat ed. Every little fool, ~ d big fool that
for tWenty years or more had thing" s, 1 b out the · blossom · "