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Jacob A. Riis (1849–1914). Theodore Roosevelt, the Citizen. 1904.

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b’ys will have their little scrap with the police—come to me for bail—any crime! any crime!”
  Say not that the freedom of the city by the lake has not been conferred upon me. It has. Even Mayor Harrison will have to own it.
  But this chapter has outrun its space, and I have n’t yet said what I had in mind concerning Theodore Roosevelt. I will drop reminiscences and settle right down to it now.