Upton Sinclair, ed. (1878–1968). The Cry for Justice: An Anthology of the Literature of Social Protest. 1915.

Book IX: The Voice of the Ages

Records from all the past history of mankind from twenty-five different races; the earliest being about 3500 B.C.
The Suppressions of History (From “The Ancient Lowly”)—C. Osborne Ward
Agis—Plutarch (A.D. 46?–c.A.D. 120)
The Labor Problem in Egypt—From the Book of Exodus
The People—Tommaso Campanella (1568–1639)
From Ecclesiastes
Tiberius Gracchus (Tribune of the Roman People)—Plutarch (A.D. 46?–c.A.D. 120)
Captive Good Attending Captain Ill—Euripides (480 or 485–406 B.C.)
Poverty—Alcaeus (c.620–c.580 B.C.)
The Beggar’s Complaint—From the Japanese
Free Labor—Haggai
Plutus—Aristophanes (c.448 B.C.–c.388 B.C.)
The Lawyer and the Farmer—From the Egyptian
Farmer and Lawyer Again (From “The Vision of Piers Plowman”)—William Langland (c.1332–c.1400)
The Agitator—Isaiah
The Muckraker in Persia—Nizami
The System—Jeremiah
Grafters in Athens (From “The Frogs”)—Aristophanes (c.448 B.C.–c.388 B.C.)
Pure Food Agitation—Martin Luther (1483–1546)
Wall Street—Habakkuk
Martial (c.A.D. 40–c.A.D. 104)
Cato, the Censor (234–149 B.C.)
Prosperity—From the Book of Job
The Leading Citizen—Horace (65 B.C.–8 B.C.)
Hong’s Experiences in Hades—Im Bang
Monopolies—Martin Luther (1483–1546)
Intemperate Speech—From the Epistle of James
Government—Marcus Aurelius (121–180)
Murder by Statute—From “The Sayings of Mencius” (371?–288? B.C.)
Rebuking a Tyrant—Sadi (1184–1291)
The Eloquent Peasant—Anonymous
Prayers Without Answer (From The Iliad)—Homer
The Suffering of Women—Herbert Spencer (1820–1903)
Divorce in Ancient Babylon (From the Code of Hammurabi)—Hammurabi (fl. 1792–1750 B.C.)
The Parable of the Hungry Dog (From the Gospel of Buddha)—Buddha
The Nature of Kings—From the First Book of Samuel
King Yu’s Misgovernment—From the She-Ching
Slavery—From the Edda
The Power of Justice—Manu
Concerning Wealth. I.—Hesiod
Concerning Wealth. II. (From the Instructions of Ptah-Hotep)—Ptah-Hotep
Concerning Wealth. III. (From the Icelandic, Eleventh Century)—Icelandic
Concerning Wealth. IV.—Virgil (70 B.C.–19 B.C.)
Concerning Wealth. V. (From the “Antigone” of Sophocles)—Sophocles (c.496 B.C.–406 B.C.)
Concerning Wealth. VI. (From the Book of Good Counsels)—Anonymous
Concerning Wealth. VII. (From the “Medea” of Euripides)—Euripides (480 or 485–406 B.C.)
Concerning Wealth. VIII. (From “The Convivio” of Dante Alighieri)—Dante (1265–1321)
The Perfect City (From “The Republic” of Plato)—Plato (427?–347 B.C.)
Concerning Independence. I.—Lucretius (c.99 B.C.–c.55 B.C.)
Concerning Independence. II. (From The Hitopadesa)—Anonymous
Concerning Independence. III.—Xenophon (c.430 B.C.–c.355 B.C.)
Concerning Independence. IV.—Dante Alighieri (1265–1321)
Concerning Independence. V.—Omar Khayyam (fl. 11th cent.)
Oh! Freedom (Negro Slave Song)—Anonymous
Fredome—John Barbour (c.1316?–1395)
A Home of Righteousness (Ancient Greek Inscription)—Anonymous
Palaces—From the Book of Enoch
Pride in Poverty—Confucius (c.551–479? B.C.)
Millionaires in Rome—Cicero (106 B.C.–43 B.C.)
The Ruling Classes—Ezekiel
Ladies of Fashion—Isaiah
Concerning Justice. I. (Ancient Hindu Proverb)—Anonymous
Concerning Justice. II.—Marcus Aurelius (121–180)
Concerning Justice. III.—Sadi (1184–1291)
Concerning Justice. IV.—From “The Koran”
Concerning Justice. V.—Anonymous
Concerning Justice. VI.—Nintoku
Solon—Plutarch (A.D. 46?–c.A.D. 120)
Concerning Land. I.—Solon (c.639–c.559 B.C.)
Concerning Land. II.—Deuteronomy
Concerning Land. III.—Leviticus
Concerning Land. IV. (From “Discourse on the Origin of Inequality”)—Jean Jacques Rousseau (1712–78)
Radicalism—Confucius (c.551–479? B.C.)
Seeking Causes—Plato (427?–347 B.C.)
Concerning Usury. I.—From “The Koran”
Concerning Usury. II.—From the Psalms
Concerning Usury. III.—Aristotle (384–322 B.C.)
Concerning Usury. IV. (From “Essay on Riches”)—Francis Bacon, Lord Verulam (1561–1626)
Solidarity—Marcus Aurelius (121–180)
Socialism—Wang-An-Shih (1021–86)
The Promise—From the Psalms
The Co-operative Commonwealth—Isaiah II, the Prophet of the Exile