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Indian speeches (1907-1909)

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Author: John Morley (Viscount Morley)
Published: 1909
Language: English
Wordcount: 43,117 / 129 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 50.6
LoC Category: J
Downloads: 673
Added to site: 2004.06.30
mnybks.net#: 8075
Genres: Politics, Essays
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y nothing about internal conditions--for any Government or any Minister with a sense of responsibility to cancel or to deal with the military programme in any high-handed or cavalier way.

Next I come to what, I am sure, is first in the minds of most Members of the House--the political and social condition of India. Lord Minto became Viceroy, I think, in November, 1905, and the present Government succeeded to power in the first week of December. Now much of the criticism that I have seen on the attitude of His Majesty's Government and the Viceroy, leaves out of account the fact that we did not come quite into a haven of serenity and peace. Very fierce monsoons had broken out on the Olympian heights at Simla, in the camps, and in the Councils at Downing Street. This was the inheritance into which we came--rather a formidable inheritance for which I do not, this afternoon, attempt to distribute the responsibility. Still, when we came into power, our policy was necessarily guided by the conditions under which

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