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Paris Spleen, 1869 - Section 15: Any Where Out of the World, Let's Beat Up the Poor! & Good Dogs Summary & Analysis

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Section 15: Any Where Out of the World, Let's Beat Up the Poor! & Good Dogs Summary

In "Any Where Out of the World", the narrator compares the restlessness of the human spirit to that of patience switching beds at a hospital. This has the narrator contemplating a discussion with his soul as to where it would be happier living. The narrator suggests several locations to his soul but his soul is unresponsive. Finally, the narrator suggests living at the Pole at the end of the Baltic and the wise soul cries out, "anywhere! anywhere! As long as it's out of this world!"

In "Let's Beat up the Poor", the narrator, having been bed-stricken for several weeks, had taken to reading several of the popular books of the time. Upon his recovery, he decides to go to a...

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