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Berkman, Alexander Prison Memoirs of an Anarchist, Mother Earth Press. 5 THE SHOP I I STAND IN line with a dozen prisoners, in the anteroom of the Deputy's office. Humiliation overcomes me as my eye falls, for the first time in the full light of day, upon my striped clothes. I am degraded to a beast' My first impression of a prisoner in stripes is painfully vivid: he resembled a dangerous brute. Somehow the idea is associated in my mind with a wild tigress,-and I, too, must now look like that.       The door of the rotunda swings open, admitting the tall, lank figure of the Deputy Warden.       "Hands up!"       The Deputy slowly passes along the line, examining a hand here and there. He separates the men into groups; then, pointing to the one in which I am included, he says in his feminine accents:       "None crippled. Officers, take them, h...

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