The Vintage Mencken Quiz

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Questions 1-5 of 25:

1.

Complete the following aphorism found in "Sententiae": "Adultery is..." (from 45-49)

2.

Why was early Christianity superior to modern Christianity, per "Holy Writ"? (from 24-28)

3.

What quotation did Mencken borrow from Theodore Dreiser in "Cavia Cobaya"? (from 15-18)

4.

In "The National Letters," what was the cause of all the "diseases" which afflict America? (from 15-18)

5.

According to Mencken, how did members of the lower class respond to Wilson? (from 19-23)

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