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Source Notes: Source: EDGAR LEE MASTERS, John Hancock Otis, Spoon River Anthology, p. 123 .In this poem, the rich John Hancock Otis describes a man born in a shanty and beginning life as a water carrier then section hand afterwards foreman who rose to the superintendency of the railroad as a veritable slave driver, grinding the faces of labor, and a bitter enemy of democracy.

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Edgar Lee Masters (August 23, 1868 - March 5, 1950) was an American poet, biographer and dramatist. He is the author of Spoon River Anthology, Songs and Satires, The Great Valley, The Serpent in the Wilderness An Obscure Tale, The Spleen, Mark Twain : A Portrait, Lincoln, The Man, Illinois Poems.

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