• What Joe Hamilton lacked more than anything else in the world was some one to kick him. Many a man who might have lived decently and become a fairly respectable citizen has gone to the dogs for the want of some one to administer a good resounding kick at the right time. It is corrective and clarifying.

    Paul Laurence Dunbar (2017). “Delphi Complete Works of Paul Laurence Dunbar (Illustrated)”, p.992, Delphi Classics