CABINET: Apt Words

It must have been with a great many grim thoughts that Governor General Wood, acting on behalf of the Secretary of War, opened the Insular Legislature of the Philippines. He had warred all through the previous session with the Legislature, which demanded his removal. The chief occupation of the island legislators has been to say "No" when the Governor said "Yes" and to say "Yes" when they anticipated that the Governor would say "No."

Seeing the faces of his tantalizers before him, who knows but that General Wood "inwardly gnashed his teeth"? What could he say to...

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