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After finishing "Philip Dru: Administrator", the best thing I can say about it is that author Edward Mandell House might have created a semi-autobiographical character to explain the political boss ... Read full review
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Page 235 - they are the men who hired working girls and paid 'em five or six dollars a week to live on. Are you one of the bunch ?' "' Not on your immortality,
Page 185 - the formulation of a new banking law, affording a flexible currency, bottomed largely upon commercial assets, the real wealth of the nation, instead of upon debt, as formerly.
Page 229 - Labor is no longer to be classed as an inert commodity to be bought and sold by the law of supply and demand,
Page 276 - and wondered when her deliverance would come. There was, he knew, great work for someone to do in that despotic land. Thus Dru had formulated and put in motion an international policy, which,
Page 235 - who set fire to an orphan asylum, and murdered a blind man for his pennies.
Page 8 - and it is here that the next great battle for human emancipation will be fought and won. And from the blood and travail of an enlightened people, there will be born a spirit of love and brotherhood which will transform the world; and the Star of Bethlehem, seen but darkly for two thousand years, will shine again with a steady and effulgent glow.
Page 304 - the rate of interest agreed upon as the fair remuneration of capital; I say if, after these two initial charges have been met, there should still be left surplus profits to distribute, that instead of their going exclusively to capital they should be distributed between