It Can't Happen Here
Doremus realized that he was hearing, all at once, of the battle of Waterloo, the Diaspota, the invention of the telegraph, the discovery of bacilli, and the Crusades, and if it took him ten days to get the news, it would take historians ten decades to appraise it. Would they not envy him, and consider that he had lived in the very crisis of history? Or would they just smile at the flag-waving children of the 1930's playing at being national heroes? For he believed that these historians would be neither Communists nor Fascists nor bellicose Anerican or English Nationalists but just the sort of smiling Liberals that the warring fanatics of today most cursed as weak waverers.
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