Lincoln Steffens Quote

On Chicago:

First in violence, deepest in dirt; lawless, unlovely, ill-smelling, irreverent, new; an overgrown gawk of a village, the "tough" among cities, a spectacle for the nation.


The Shame of the Cities (1904)

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First in violence, deepest in dirt; lawless, unlovely, ill-smelling, irreverent, new; an overgrown gawk of a village, the tough among cities, a...

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First in violence, deepest in dirt; lawless, unlovely, ill-smelling, irreverent, new; an overgrown gawk of a village, the tough among cities, a...

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First in violence, deepest in dirt; lawless, unlovely, ill-smelling, irreverent, new; an overgrown gawk of a village, the tough among cities, a...

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First in violence, deepest in dirt; lawless, unlovely, ill-smelling, irreverent, new; an overgrown gawk of a village, the tough among cities, a...