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Финли Питер Данн
Дата рождения: 10. Июль 1867
Дата смерти: 24. Апрель 1936
Финли Питер Данн , американский писатель-юморист, публицист. Автор множества рассказов, центральной фигурой которых стал придуманный им персонаж — мистер Дули .
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„Whin annything was wrote about a man 'twas put this way: "We undhershtand on good authority that M-l-chi H---y, Esquire, is on thrile before Judge G---n on an accusation iv l--c-ny. But we don't think it's true." Nowadays th' larceny is discovered be a newspa-aper. Th' lead pipe is dug up in ye'er back yard be a rayporther who knew it was there because he helped ye bury it. … Th' newspaper does ivrything f'r us. It runs th' polis foorce an' th' banks, commands th' milishy, controls th' ligislachure, baptizes th' young, marries th' foolish, comforts th' afflicted, afflicts th' comfortable, buries th' dead an' roasts thim aftherward. They ain't annything it don't turn its hand to fr'm explainin' th' docthrine iv thransubstantiation to composin' saleratus biskit.“
"Newspaper Publicity" in Observations by Mr. Dooley (1902) https://books.google.com/books?id=97c_AAAAYAAJ&pg=PA240&dq=%22newspaper+does+ivrything%22&hl=en&sa=X&ved=0ahUKEwioqKzz5MvPAhUJrD4KHROmCdsQ6AEIIDAA#v=onepage&q=%22newspaper%20does%20ivrything%22&f=false; part of this has sometimes been paraphrased (ignoring its original satiric meaning): The job of the newspaper is to comfort the afflicted and afflict the comfortable.
„Sure, politics ain't bean-bag. 'Tis a man's game, an' women, childer, cripples an' prohybitionists 'd do well to keep out iv it.“
Chicago Evening Post, October 5, 1895. Excerpted in Finley Peter Dunne and Mr. Dooley: The Chicago Years https://books.google.com/books?id=sbgfBgAAQBAJ&lpg=PA125&dq=%22politics%20ain't%20bean-bag%22&pg=PA125#v=onepage&q=%22politics%20ain't%20bean-bag%22&f=false by Charles Fanning (1978).
„Th' Turkey bur-rd's th' rale cause iv Thanksgivin'. He's th' naytional air. Abolish th' Turkey an' ye desthroy th' tie that binds us as wan people.“
"Mr. Dooley on Thanksgiving," http://books.google.com/books?id=bTtaAAAAYAAJ&q=%22Th+Turkey+bur-rd's+th+rale+cause+iv+Thanksgivin+He's+th+naytional+air+Abolish+th+Turkey+an+ye+desthroy+th+tie+that+binds+us+as+wan+people%22&pg=PT126#v=onepage syndicated column (25 November 1900)
Thanksgiving http://books.google.com/books?id=EO0pAAAAYAAJ&q=%22th+Turkey+bur-rd-s+th+rale+cause+iv+Thanksgivin+he-s+th+naytional+air+abolish+th+turkey+an+ye+desthroy+th+tie+that+binds+us+as+wan+people%22&pg=PA128#v=onepage, Mr. Dooley's Opinions (1901)
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Casual Observations http://books.google.com/books?id=rTUPAAAAYAAJ&q="A+fanatic+is+a+man+that+does+what+he+thinks+th'+Lord+wud+do+if+He+knew+th'+facts+iv+th'+case"&pg=PA258#v=onepage, Mr. Dooley's Philosophy (1900)
„Th’ dead ar-re always pop’lar. I knowed a society wanst to vote a monyment to a man an’ refuse to help his fam’ly, all in wan night.“
"On Charity" in Mr Dooley in Peace and War (1898).
„In England a man is presoomed to be innocent till he's proved guilty an' they take it f 'r granted he's guilty. In this counthry a man is presoomed to be guilty ontil he's proved guilty an' afther that he's presoomed to be innocent.“
Mr. Dooley's opinions (1901), p. 212.