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as in:  Karl Marx

Marx underestimated the affluence of the working class.
  founder of modern communism; wrote the Communist Manifesto with Engels in 1848; wrote Das Kapital in 1867 (1818-1883)
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  • Marx underestimated the affluence of the working class.
  • You could blame the munitions makers or Karl Marx or a trick of fate or an old man in Omaha who forgot to vote.
    Tim O’Brien  --  The Things They Carried
  • The words Communist International, for instance, call up a composite picture of universal human brotherhood, red flags, barricades, Karl Marx, and the Paris Commune.
    George Orwell  --  1984
  • ’That’s what Karl Marx is.
    Joseph Heller  --  Catch-22

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  • Even Karl Marx and the Russian Revolution.
    Dan Brown  --  Angels & Demons
  • ""Well, for your information, Dr. Henry Kissinger himself says that Neto and them are followers of Karl Marx, and the other ones are pro-United States.
    Barbara Kingsolver  --  The Poisonwood Bible
  • And says he: —Mendelssohn was a jew and Karl Marx and Mercadante and Spinoza.
    James Joyce  --  Ulysses
  • These are no ordinary woods, and now we are going to talk about Karl Marx.
    Jostein Gaarder  --  Sophie’s World
  • Read Karl Marx and get the answer, boys.
    Richard Wright  --  Black Boy
  • And Karl Marx became one of the Marx brothers.
    Richard Lederer  --  A Brief History of the World

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  • So, Karl Marx!
    Arundhati Roy  --  The God of Small Things
  • That is the price they pay; to despise God and Karl Marx in the same sentence.
    John Le Carre  --  The Spy Who Came In From The Cold
  • He was full of puns and pleased good-nature, save when he quoted from Karl Marx and Eugene Debs.
    Thomas Wolfe  --  Look Homeward, Angel
  • The Supreme Soviet revolution of Karl Marx and Vladimir Lenin made possible the beginning of all things.
    Robert Ludlum  --  The Bourne Ultimatum
  • Karl Marx?
    Athol Fugard  --  Master Harold...and the Boys
  • Nevertheless — wake up, back there! — nevertheless the disheveled old mystic of Das Kapital, turgid, tortured, confused, and neurotic, unscientific, illogical, this pompous fraud Karl Marx, nevertheless had a glimmering of a very important truth.
    Robert A. Heinlein  --  Starship Troopers
  • He spent hours waiting on Marguerite Benson—taking her shopping or off to movies he himself couldn’t stand, talking with her politely about Thorstein Veblen and Bertrand Russell and Karl Marx (her false teeth clicking all the while she talked), swivving her night after night with a look of wild rapture on his face and a prayer that it soon be over in his head.
    John Gardner  --  The Sunlight Dialogues
  • "Karl Marx famously called religion ’the opiate of the masses.’
    John Green  --  Looking for Alaska
  • ] Karl Marx.
    Peter Shaffer  --  Equus
  • Kurtz and Karl Marx joining palms to greet rich guests as they stepped off the boat.
    Arundhati Roy  --  The God of Small Things
  • In the name of our revered Karl Marx, do explain how you reached this contradictory conclusion!
    Robert Ludlum  --  The Bourne Ultimatum
  • So tell me, was the Europe of Karl Marx a society like that?
    Jostein Gaarder  --  Sophie’s World
  • Karl Marx!
    Barbara Kingsolver  --  The Poisonwood Bible
  • The Mbundu and Kongo people have been at war with each other for the last six hundred years, and Dr. Henry Kissinger has at long last discovered the cause: the Kongo are pro-United States, and the Mbundu are followers of Karl Marx.
    Barbara Kingsolver  --  The Poisonwood Bible
  • Alberto began to talk: "When Kierkegaard went to Berlin in 1841, he might have sat next to Karl Marx at Schel-ling’s lectures.
    Jostein Gaarder  --  Sophie’s World
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Associated words [difficulty]:   Marx [3] , Marxism [2] , Communist Manifesto [8] , Das Kapital [8] , Friedrich Engels [7] , Thomas Hobbes [9]
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