Hard Lines

Hard Lines

Hard Lines

Hard Lines

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CONTENTS

Birth Comes to the Archbishop 13

Reflection on Caution 14

A Bas Ben Adhem 15

I May Be Wrong 17

Bernarr Macfadden 19

Lines Written to Console 21

Lines Indited with all the Depravity of Poverty 22

Invocation 24

Genealogical Reflection 27

Admiral Byrd 28

Political Reflection 29

Lines to Be Mumbled at Ovington's 31

Family Court 33

Reminiscent 34

Ethnological Reflection 35

People 37

Literary Reflection 39

Lines in Dispraise of Dispraise 40

Spring Comes to Murray Hill 42

Marco Polo Notwithstanding 44

Arthur Brisbane 46

Platitudinous Reflection 48

Orthopedic Reflection 49

Songs for a Bose Named Mr. Linthicum 50

Introspective Reflection 52

Geographical Reflection 53

Short Short Story 53

Note on Human Nature 54

Reflection on Honesty 56

Wrong-Headed 57

For Any Improbable She 58

Woodpile-Raking 60

Theatrical Reflection 61

Hymn to the Sun and Myself 63

The Pulpiteers Have Hairy Ears 65

More About People 68

Invidious Reflection 70

Reflection on Gratitude 71

Biological Reflection 72

Political Reflection 73

Are Sects Necessary? 75

Architectural Reflection 76

Speculative Reflection 77

Reflection on Veracity 78

Sedative Reflection 79

Love Under the Republicans (or Democrats) 81

Funebreal Reflection 82

Reflection on Ice-Breaking 83

Natural Reflection 84

Common Sense 85

Autres Betes, Autres Moeurs I 87

Autres Betes, Autres Moeurs II 88

Legal Reflection 89

No, You Be a Lone Eagle 90

Ah, Who? 92

Helpful Reflection 92

These Latins 93

I Want New York 95

Unemployment 98

Old Men 99

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