Analogies from the Bible, Myth and Fable

 “Any Thing To Get in.”
  Source:  Harper’s Weekly
  Date:   August 10, 1872, p. 617

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Complete HarpWeek Explanation:
Week after week, Nast revealed his extraordinary industry and inventiveness, including three whimsical designs for the August 10, 1872 issue of Harper’s Weekly (published July 31).  In the cover cartoon, “Any Thing To Get In,” Greeley is a polka-dot Trojan Horse outside the walled and moated city of Washington, D.C.  Senator Carl Schurz is in the driver’s seat.  Klansmen and other disreputable thugs are loading aboard the Trojan Horse.  After presumably gaining access, they will open the capital gates to admit the waiting politicians who can then proceed to take over the place. 



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