The Edward T. LeBlanc Memorial Dime Novel Bibliography

Item - The American Eagle

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Online Full Text: Northern Illinois University
Series: New York Weekly v. 35 no. 17 — page 4
Subject / Tag: Sketch
Part of: New York Weekly v. XXXV, no. 17, March 8, 1880 (Issue)
Author: Mark, Marco
Date: March 8, 1880
Edition Description: [A speech supposed to have been delivered in the committee of the Whole upon the revision of the rules.]
First Sentence: Mr. Speak and Fellow-Blowers: Peradventure lest the American Eagle should ever be invited to occupy a back seat in the synagogue, or to step down and out and let some other more ambitious bird step into his shoes, have we been stirred up by a combination of circumstances and posterity, which will come after us with a sharp stick if we go back on our constituents, to say a few words for the enlightenment of this honorable body and the rest of mankind, which latter, as some one has said, embraces the women, in behalf of this noble bird, who is now no spring chicken.

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