The Blood of the Fathers: A Play in Four Acts, Page 241

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Riverton Press, 1912 - American drama - 241 pages
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Page 9 - We go on hanging and jailing criminals and ignoring the children from whom criminals are made ! We go on paying out for the cure of crime and its evil congeners more money than we spend for our children's education ! We go on with maudlin sentiment and savagely oppose practicality and common sense in matrimony — society's very corner stone ! And we pretend to be an intelligent social system...
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