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  • He was permitted, without restriction, to speak of himself as immoral, agnostic and socialistic, so long as it was universally known that he remained pure, Presbyterian, and Republican.
  • The carpenter was a socialist, a Swedish Seventh Day Adventist, a ferocious arguer, and fond of drinking aquavit.
  • Pickerbaugh is a good active man and a fine booster but he’s got a bad socialistic tendency.
  • "I’m so glad you’re free from this socialistic clap-trap of Pickerbaugh’s," said Tredgold.
  • Don’t know anything about socialism.
  • A dozen people surrounded Sondelius on the platform; a few shook hands; a few asked questions; a doctor worried, "But how about the danger of free clinics and all those things drifting into socialism?"
  • Klopchuk the dairyman was bitter; Irving Watters whispered to fellow doctors that Martin was likely to extend the socialistic free clinics; F. X. Jordan had a sensible young doctor as his own candidate.
  • The carpenter created communistic states, while Sondelius, proclaiming that he did not care whether he worked under socialism or an emperor so long as he could bully people into being well, annihilated tuberculosis and by dawn had cancer fleeing.
  • Mr. Pugh sat nicely at desks, and he was pleasant and promissory to everybody who came to see him; clergymen, gamblers, G.A.R. veterans, circus advanceagents, policemen, and ladies of reasonable virtue—everybody except perhaps socialist agitators, against whom he staunchly protected the embattled city.
  • It was enchanting to be saluted by privates, quite as enchanting to return the salute in the dignified, patronizing, all-comrades-together splendor which Martin shared with the other doctors, professors, lawyers, brokers, authors, and former socialist intellectuals who were his fellowofficers.
  • The assumption roused something sturdy and defensive in Martin: "Oh, I don’t care a hang how socialistic he is—whatever that means.

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  • She believes that more socialism would be more fair.
  • John McCain thinks that giving these Americans a break is socialism. Well, I call it opportunity, and there is nothing more American than that.
    Barack Obama  -- 07/02/10)

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