august 1887

August 1887 Issue

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  • The Goophered Grapevine

    A short story

  • The Growth of Materialism

    “One of the most common of current phrases is that of having a good time, and too generally it is employed as an excuse for some gross evasion of duty, some ignoble yielding to a shameful egotism, some contemptible concession to a self-indulged, pithless inclination.”

  • Two Years With Old Hickory

    “I give you these little sketches of the old chief’s character that you may see the real causes of his prosperous life. It is only an alliance of private virtues with qualifications for public usefulness that has given General Jackson such prominence in the hearts and confidence of his countrymen.”

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