Picking Cotton

"A picker who fills a giant bag full of cotton can earn eight cents for it." -Grapes of Wrath
Life is a dream for the wise, a game for the fool, a comedy for the rich, a tragedy for the poor
"They breathe profits; they eat the interest on money. If they don't get it, they die the way you die without air, without side-meat." -GOW
"Cotton is King." -James H. Hammond
"Goin' to California? Here's jus' what you need. Looks shot, but they's thousan's of miles in her." -GOW

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