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Hence my point of view on the execution of music must be rather special. " I seem unconsciously to have adopted this as a standard test of the performances I hear. When just that effect is produced, I say I have heard a great performance. The one and only American orchestra that has always filled this bill on the lamentably few occasions that I have had a chance to hear it, is in the city that seems to specialize in bizarre anomalies —Chicago. There is no indistinctness in my recollection of those performances or of my own share in them.

I haven't much doubt of it. Improve his personality, make people like him, be more popular? Certainly. There is the good old tribal god for you, with his ear ever open to his children's prayers for the gratification of their ruling passion. You can deal with such a god as that, presumably on the ancient ten per cent basis—I wonder that the magazine did not think to ask whether the rake-off had gone up any since the Levitical schedule was promulgated. All I can say is that unless the University of Chicago has started a hefty suit for libel, that 53 advertisement simply "lays over" anything I ever saw dished out in the guise of religion.

Mr. Hughes's son has slid smoothly along into the practice of law in Washington—I wonder if he ever went through a period of telling his college Socialist Club in impassioned language that his father was a benighted old bewhiskered Baptist reactionary, an enemy of the people, who ought to be hamstrung, drawn and quartered. If I were the Chief Justice, and he had shown no disposition of the kind, I should have worried about him in40 deed—likewise I should have kicked the seat out of his trousers, and kept kicking it out as often as he got a new pair, until he manifested a normal spirit.

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