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Pound Him.

(07-09-1881) by Thomas Nast

Pound Him. By Thomas Nast
After his resignation, Conkling campaigned vigorously for reelection. Nast likened him to the dog in an Aesop fable. Although unable to eat hay, the dog viciously guarded a manger full of hay for himself.