November 18, 2022

Featured Source: The Pit and the Pendulum

Last Updated on March 15, 2020

The pit and the pendulum

"The pit and the pendulum." Published by Keppler & Schwarzmann, Puck Building, 1909 May 26. Summary: Illustration shows a man labeled "Consumer" tied to a bed with cords labeled "Graft Tariff", watches as a pendulum labeled "Cost of Living" with a sharp blade afixed to the bottom swings over his body, coming closer to cutting him in half.

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