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socialism
used in Arrowsmith

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Definition
an economic system based on government ownership or control of all important companies — with the ideal of equal benefits to all people
  • 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.
    Chapter 2 (15% in)
  • 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?"
    Chapter 17 (73% in)
  • The carpenter was a socialist, a Swedish Seventh Day Adventist, a ferocious arguer, and fond of drinking aquavit.
    Chapter 17 (93% in)
  • 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.
    Chapter 17 (97% in)
  • Pickerbaugh is a good active man and a fine booster but he's got a bad socialistic tendency.
    Chapter 20 (16% in)
  • "I'm so glad you're free from this socialistic clap-trap of Pickerbaugh's," said Tredgold.
    Chapter 22 (50% in)
  • The assumption roused something sturdy and defensive in Martin: "Oh, I don't care a hang how socialistic he is—whatever that means.
    Chapter 22 (51% in)
  • Don't know anything about socialism.
    Chapter 22 (51% in)
  • 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.
    Chapter 23 (66% in)
  • 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.
    Chapter 23 (85% in)
  • 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.
    Chapter 27 (67% in)

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