The American arrives in Paris with a few French phrases he has culled from a conversational guide or picked up from a friend who owns a beret.
Fred Allen, "Introduction to Art Buchwald", Paris after Dark (1954)
Wilson was a visionary who liked to identify himself with "forward-looking man"; Harding ... was as old-fashioned as those wooden Indians which used to stand in front of cigar stores.... Wilson thought in terms of the whole world; Harding was for America first. And, finally, whereas Wilson wanted America to exert itself nobly, Harding wanted to give it a rest.Frederick Lewis AllenOnly Yesterday, ch. 2, Harper (1931)
It is easier to tear down a code than to put a new one in its place.Frederick Lewis AllenOnly Yesterday, ch. 5, (1931)
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