The Mirrors of Downing Street

Some Political Reflections by a Gentleman with a Duster

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Author: Harold Begbie
Published: 1921
Language: English
Wordcount: 34,992 / 108 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 65.9
LoC Category: J
Downloads: 543
Added to site: 2005.03.10
mnybks.net#: 9970
Origin: gutenberg.org
Genre: Politics

The book that aroused as much comment and bitter discussion both in England and America as anything ever written in the biographical line. Unwritten history in most brilliant vein concerning the public and private careers of eminent British statesmen.

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when she is driven from her home, when she is wandering and insane. The mad often retain it; the liar has it; the cheat has it: we find it on the racecourse and at the card-table: education does not give it, and reflection takes away from it.

When we consider what Mr. Lloyd George might have done with the fortunes of humanity we are able to see how great is his distance from the heights of moral grandeur.

He entered the war with genuine passion. He swept thousands of hesitating minds into those dreadful furnaces by the force of that passion. From the first no man in the world sounded so ringing a trumpet note of moral indignation and moral aspiration. Examine his earlier speeches and in all of them you will find that his passion to destroy Prussian militarism was his passion to recreate civilization on the foundations of morality and religion. He was Peace with a sword. Germany had not so much attempted to drag mankind back to barbarism as opened a gate through which mankind might ma

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