WIDE RANGE: Sarah Wills, at The Mugwump
which sells a variety of goods.
Republicans who remained loyal to their party accused the bolters of a supercilious attitude and nicknamed them mugwumps
In the rumpus room, the mugwump
is presented as the ultimate sexual connoisseur and predator:
Examples of terms: sobriquet, polyglot, positivism, mugwump
, ipso facto, chicanery, and zaftig.
The realm of journalism is made up of warlord fiefs, each with its own tribalisms, and it takes courage to go against them, or to play the mugwump
in a nest of zealots.
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I sang Ave Maria for the Heap, for Groot, for the Mugwump
, for Thoth, the Centtaur, Pan; I summoned them all to my room in the Broog, the werewolf, the vampire, Frankenstein, every monster imaginable And sang and sang Ave Maria-- The room got to be unbearable
Originating out of mugwump
efforts against the urban machine, the Progressive-era anti-vice movement included such well-known figures as John D.
This ironic and off-key contribution to Victorian America got an echo in Blodgett's 1980 essay in Journal of American History, "The Mugwump
Reputation, 1870 to the Present," research assistance for which came in part from the Victorian Society in America.
It is no accident that this reiteration interrupts and thus punctuates the eroticized hanging of a youth by a Mugwump
under Hassan's watchful gaze, one of Burroughs's central images of the sexuality of domination.
In 1881, Mugwump
reformers pushed through the city's first antismoke ordinance, and during the early 1890s the civic elite, including a number of prominent businessmen, formed the Society for the Prevention of Smoke in an effort to clean up the city before the 1893 World's Fair.
260) The events of the 1880s provoked a crisis for more traditional, mugwump