Free and Discounted Ebooks
Join 150,000 readers! Get our ebook deals straight to your inbox.

The Life of the Rt Hon Sir Charles W. Dilke, vol 1

Cover image for


Language: English
Wordcount: 207,873 / 607 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 65.4
LoC Category: CT
Downloads: 342 3085
Genre: Biography

ts greatest administrators. Yet when we look back on all that was inspired and done by him, on the thousand avenues of usefulness into which his boundless energy was directed, there is no waste, only magnificent achievement.

An independent critic both by pen and speech inside and outside the House of Commons, the consolidator of whatever Radical forces that chamber held, the representative of labour before the Labour Party was, he stood for all the forces of progress, and when his great figure passed into the silence his place was left unfilled.

One writing for an African journal the record of his funeral, dreamed that as the strains of the anthem poured their blessings on "him that hath endured," there rose behind the crowd which gathered round him dead a greater band of mourners. "A vast unseen concourse of oppressed mankind were there, coming to do homage to one who had ever found time, amidst his manifold activities, to plead their cause with wisdom, unfailing knowledge, and with keen sympathy of he



Join 150,000+ fellow readers! Get Free eBooks and book bargains from ManyBooks in your inbox. 

We respect your email privacy

login | register

User ID


reset password

Author of the Day

Diane Pomerantz
Dr. Diane Pomerantz has been a practising psychologist in the Baltimore-Washington metropolitan area for over 35 years. She recently published her memoir, Reflecting Pool, telling a story that is both tender and horrifying. It chronicles the psychological journey of her survival within and ultimate escape from an emotionally abusive relationship with a narcissist. As our Author of the Day, Pomerantz gives us a glimpse into what it took to write this novel.
Read full interview...