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" This is a time for plain speech, and my objection to your action shall be plainly stated. I regard it as the culmination of a mos: bare-faced, impudent and shameless scheme to betray the interests of the people and to worse than squander the people's... "
Portrait and Biographical Record of Winona County, Minnesota: Containing ... - Page 104
1895 - 417 pages
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The Pre-presidential Career of Grover Cleveland

Caroline Serena Peckham - 1922 - 168 pages
...than one made by Mr. Talbot within a very few weeks. ... .1 withhold my assent from the same because I regard it as the culmination of a most barefaced,...shameless scheme to betray the interests of the people to vorse 15 than squander the nubile money. ' During this year as mayor of Buffalo Mr. Cleveland made...
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Grover Cleveland, the Man and the Statesman: An Authorized Biography

Robert McNutt McElroy - Clevel, Grover, Press.U.S., 1837-1908 - 1923
...thousand dollars and attracted national attention by a veto message describing the intended deal as "a most barefaced, impudent, and shameless scheme to betray the interests of the people." When, therefore, he resubmitted the names for his commission with the comment that "their rejection...
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The Transatlantic Persuasion: The Liberal-Democratic Mind in the Age of ...

Robert Lloyd Kelley - History - 1990 - 433 pages
...granting of a contract to a man whose bid was $100,000 above all others constituted nothing less than "a most barefaced, impudent, and shameless scheme to betray the interests of the people."6 When words like these were read by Tilden men in Albany, who were looking despairingly for...
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Grover Cleveland: A Study in Character

Alyn Brodsky - Biography & Autobiography - 2000 - 496 pages
...for plain speech," and then "plainly stated" his objection to the proposed contract, which he defined as "the culmination of a most bare-faced, impudent,...and shameless scheme to betray the interests of the people."5 "Rarely," the Buffalo Courier editorialized, "have we heard such a universal and unanimous...
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