"Give Me Another Horse,  -
And Bind Up My Wounds"

 
July 25, 1868, page 480

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Give Me Another Horse
 
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HarpWeek Commentary:   In July the Democratic Convention refused to re-nominate Andrew Johnson for President. Thomas Nast showed that the outgoing president had no political "horse" to ride by depicting the Democratic and Republican parties as broken hobbyhorses lying on the ground.  The cartoonist emphasized the equestrian metaphor with an appropriate quote from Shakespeare's Richard III.
 

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