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Upton Sinclair, ed. (1878–1968).
The Cry for Justice: An Anthology of the Literature of Social Protest.  1915.
The Leading Citizen

By Horace

(Latin poet, 65 B.C.–8 B.C.. Translation by John Milton)
WHOM do we count a good man? Whom but he
Who keeps the laws and statutes of the senate,
Who judges in great suits and controversies,
Whose witness and opinion wins the cause?
But his own house, and the whole neighborhood,        5
Sees his foul inside through his whited skin.

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