Sport: Goodrich v. Kansas

Almost all men—from the strong boy who can bite pieces out of a crowbar, to the grubbiest, most dissipated little street sheik—believe that they secrete in their right arms a power that will maim and devastate. Some go through life without ever suffering a disillusion on this score; others have their prayer, "Just gimme a sock at 'em," gratified, but administer the sock only to find that it has small effect. It lands fearfully on the point of a jaw, and the recipient smiles and shakes his head as if a drop of water...

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