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It's the fault of the system that don't give a man the fruit of his labor ... The only man that gets anything out of capitalism is a crook, an' he gets to be a millionaire in short order ... But an honest workin' man like John or myself we can work a hundred years and not leave enough to bury us decent with (Mac, pg. 10).

Fainy, you're a bright boy ... I wish I could have helped you more; you're an O'Hara every inch of you. You read Marx ... study all you can, remember that you're a rebel by birth and blood ... Don't blame people for things ... Look at that terrible forktongued virago I'm married to; do I blame her? No, I blame the system. And don't ever sell out to the sons of bitches, son; it's women'll make you sell out every time. You know what I mean (Mac, pg...

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