Miscellany: Oct. 10, 1927

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Despair

In Brooklyn, small Murray Folkoy, 6, was playing in the street as he had been told not to do. When the principal of the public school where Murray Folkoy attended kindergarten called him into her study on the third floor, Murray Folkoy was scared. He did not expect her to beat him, he did not even know whether she would speak severely or not. But he did know vaguely that whatever she said would break the gay delight he had discovered in going to kindergarten; it could never be so merry and beautiful...

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