Browsing Revolt Library By Tag : wild bill

Revolt Library >> Browsing by Tag "wild bill"

Browsing : 1 to 1 of 1

Results Per Page :

1

Berkman, Alexander (1912) Prison Memoirs of an Anarchist, Mother Earth Press. Chapter 25 How Shall the Depths Cry? I THE CHANGE OF seasons varies the tone of the prison. A cheerier atmosphere pervades the shops and the cell-house in the summer. The block is airier and lighter; the guards relax their stern look, in anticipation of their vacations; the men hopefully count the hours till their approaching freedom, and the gates open daily to release some one going back to the world. But heavy gloom broods over the prison in winter. The windows are closed and nailed; the vitiated air, artificially heated, is suffocating with dryness. Smoke darkens the shops, and the cells are in constant dusk. Tasks grow heavier, the punishments more severe. The officers look sullen; the men are morose and discontented. The ravings of the insane become wilder, suicides more frequent; despair and hopelessness oppress e...

1

Home|About|Contact|Search|Privacy Policy