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Historical Progress and Ideal Socialism: An Evening Discourse; Delivered to ...
J. Shield Nicholson
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Page 34 - It is common to all men, and to be found in no other race of animals, which seem to know neither this nor any other species of contracts.
Page 59 - ... at the meeting of the British Association which was delivered in the Sheldonian Theatre at Oxford in 1894. He chose as his subject Historical Progress and Ideal Socialism, which was published in the same year. Even after the lapse of a generation some of the sentences have a curiously modern ring: ' Does socialism mean reform; or does it mean revolution? It cannot mean both. Do you propose in the style of a Robespierre to confiscate the land itself, or in the style of a John Bright to reform...