Ten Days

When a dog's nose isn't cold, when a child doesn't like jam, one knows that something has gone wrong in the constituted arrangements of nature. Now and then, however, one observes a dog or a child without detecting anything peculiar in his behavior, yet one feels sure that, if he is not ill, there is at least something strange the matter with him.

So it was with the Senate. For the first ten days of its session, observers watched it and wondered. What was the matter? What was...

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