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Old 02-11-2013, 09:00 PM   #33
Lord Tywin
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Default Re: Harry Wills Articles

Originally Posted by mcvey View Post
I agree with the first two points.

Given that Dempsey was fighting grown men in saloons when he was sixteen, for a" pass the hat round "couple of bucks. I think the underlined statement is not only unjust but absurd.

I have this fleeting mental image of you repeating it face to face to Mr Dempsey when he was prime. It is a very satisfying image.

There is a big difference between fighting drunks in a bar and fighting a huge black man who is an excellent athlete and a trained experienced fighter.
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