“‘Think as I think,’ said a man” by Stephen Crane

Deftly and concisely, Crane repudiates every human institution.
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“‘Think as I think,’ said a man”

Stephen Crane

“Think as I think,” said a man,
“Or you are abominably wicked;
You are a toad.”

And after I had thought of it,
I said, “I will, then, be a toad.”