Hubert Hervey, Student and Imperialist: A Memoir

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E. Arnold, 1899 - South Africa - 151 pages
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Page 178 - Thornton. A SPORTING TOUR THROUGH THE NORTHERN PARTS OF ENGLAND AND GREAT PART OF THE HIGHLANDS OF SCOTLAND. By Colonel T. THORNTON, of Thornville Royal, in Yorkshire. With the Original Illustrations by GARRARD, and other Illustrations and Coloured Plates by GE LODGE.
Page 56 - Probably everyone would agree that an Englishman would be right in considering his way of looking at the world and at life better than that of the Maori or...
Page 58 - More especially must the difficulty caused by the absence of a generally recognised standard of justice be felt in the case of contact between civilized and uncivilized races. Is there any likelihood of the gulf between the white and the black man being bridged within any period of time that we can foresee ? Can there be any doubt that the white man must, and will, impose his superior civilization on the coloured races...
Page 56 - In so far as an Englishman differs in essentials from a Swede or Belgian, he believes that he represents a more perfectly developed standard of general excellence. . . . Yes, and even those nations nearest to us in mind and sentiment — • German and Scandinavian — we regard on the whole as not so excellent as ourselves, comparing their typical characteristics with ours.

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