"A good politician is quite as unthinkable as an honest burglar."
"Courtesy is only a thin veneer on the general selfishness."
-Honoré de Balzac
Mr. Lesy noticed Van Schaick's many pictures of dead infants and children, dressed in their christening gowns, now placed in tiny coffins. As he looked for the story behind these photos, he found a tale of plagues: of murder, suicide, farm and business failures, madness, addiction, tramp armies, and the ruin of childhood and the desolation of families by epidemics of diptheria, typhoid, smallpox and flu.
I don't know who is responsible, but someone should probably clean it up.