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Upton Sinclair, ed. (1878–1968).
The Cry for Justice: An Anthology of the Literature of Social Protest.  1915.
“Mr. Dooley” on Success

By Finley Peter Dunne

(American humorist and social philosopher, born 1867)
TH’ MILLYIONAIRE starts in as a foreman in a can facthry. By an’ by, he larns that wan iv th’ men wurrukin’ f’r him has invinted a top that ye can opin with a pair iv scissors, an’ he throws him down an’ takes it away fr’m him. He’s a robber, says ye? He is while he’s got th’ other man down. But whin he gets up he’s a magnate.  1

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