Congressman Pumphrey: The People's Friend (Google eBook)

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Bobbs-Merrill Company, 1907 - Indiana - 125 pages
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Page 119 - He was talking about Rabbi Elijah of Vilna, the eighteenth-century opponent of Hasidism. "Tell me, Reuven" that was the first time he had ever called me by my first name "why is it pilpul? What is wrong with his explanation?
Page 63 - It must be wonderful to rise before a vast audience and feel the sudden, breathless hush, and then to sway them back and forth by the tremendous force I) of your personality. Oh, how I envy any one who has that splendid gift!
Page 67 - If anybody had told me a year ago that I would ever have a man to help dress me and keep my clothes in order, I'd have laughed at him.
Page 2 - ... who now have you at their mercy they shall hear from me, I promise you.

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