Mark Twain quote about corruption from Roughing It - The government of my country snubs honest simplicity but fondles artistic villainy, and I think I might have developed into a very capable pickpocket if I had remained in the public service a year or two.
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The government of my country snubs honest simplicity but fondles artistic villainy, and I think I might have developed into a very capable pickpocket if I had remained in the public service a year or two.
 Mark Twain, Roughing It (1872). copy citation

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Author Mark Twain
Source Roughing It
Topic corruption government villainy
Date 1872
Language English
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Weblink http://www.gutenberg.org/files/3177/3177-h/3177-h.htm

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