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Upton Sinclair, ed. (1878–1968).
The Cry for Justice: An Anthology of the Literature of Social Protest.  1915.
Diomedes the Pirate to Alexander

By François Villon

(French poet and vagabond, 1431–1463?)
THE EMPEROR reasoned with him: “Why should you desire to be a pirate?” And the other replied: “Why call me a pirate? Because you see me going about in a little galley? If I could arm myself like you, like you I would be an emperor.”  1

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