• Insulated By Wealth from the Cares of the Day

    From Thomas Pynchon’s Against the Day: “I know this fellow back in New Jersey,” said Scarsdale Vibe, “who collects railroads. Not just rolling stock, mind, but stations, sheds, rails, yards, personnel, the whole shebang.” “Expensive hobby,” marveled the Professor. “Are there such people?”

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