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...each side holds firm attitude, Who always has to make loss good? The public.
When street-cars cease to run, and balk At all conciliation talk, Who has to pay the freight and walk? The public.
When managers and actors fight And theaters are closed at night, Who sees amusement out of sight? The public.
Who in disputes which rise each day, Is not permitted any say, But always loses either way? The public.
The public! the public!How many fools does it take to make up a public?--_Chamfort_.
At a teachers' institute in an Eastern city a speaker said that, in his opinion, "the trouble with the public-school system of today is: The teachers are afraid of the principals, the principals are afraid of the superintendent, he is afraid of the school committee, they are afraid of the parents, the parents are afraid of the children, and the children are afraid of nobody!"
A captain in the merchant marine who... Chamfort, Sebastien-Roch Nicolas De
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