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Anthony Comstock, roundsman of the Lord.

Heywood Broun

Anthony Comstock, roundsman of the Lord.

by Heywood Broun

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Published by Literary Guild of America .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Comstock, Anthony, -- 1844-1915

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. 277-280.

    ContributionsLeech, Margaret, 1893-1974.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination285 p.
    Number of Pages285
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14458064M
    OCLC/WorldCa264979

    Morality-themed books got the attention of New Yorker book reviewer Ernest Boyd (pen name “Alceste), who devoted considerable ink to Anthony Comstock: Roundsman of the Lord by Heywood Broun and Margaret Leech (both of Algonquin Round Table fame). Comstock was a United States Postal Inspector and politician known for the “Comstock Law. Vice crusader Anthony Comstock was born in Connecticut in His father was Thomas Anthony Comstock, a farmer and sawmill owner, and his mother was Polly Lockwood. Comstock’s mother died when he was ten, and he attended public schools in his youth in New Canaan and New Britain. During the Civil War, he served in the Union army for two years.

    I also looked at Nicola Beisel’s Imperiled Innocents: Anthony Comstock and Family Reproduction in Victorian America, published by Princeton in , Heywood Broun and Margaret Leech’s biography, Anthony Comstock: Roundsman of the Lord, which is more critical than you might expect, Helen Lefkowitz Horowitz’s article, “Victoria.   But in , in Collaboration with the late Heywood Broun, she wrote “Anthony Comstock: Roundsman of the Lord,” about the noted crusader against vice, The book won recognition for being.

    “Anthony Comstock: Roundsman of the Lord” 3 Copy quote When the ball was last seen crossing the roof of the stand in deep right field at feet, we wonder whether new baseballs conversing together in the original package ever remark: "Join Ruth and see the world.". Anthony Comstock, roundsman of the Lord 19 copies, 1 review; The Fifty-first Dragon 18 copies, 1 review; Our army at the front 15 copies; Collected edition of Heywood Broun, compiled by Heywood Hale Broun 13 copies; The Sun Field 9 copies, 1 review; Gandle Follows His Nose 8 copies; A Shepherd's Whisper 7 copies, 1 review; A Shepherd 6 copies.


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