The Socialist Movement in England

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Page 74 - Rise like Lions after slumber In unvanquishable number, Shake your chains to earth like dew Which in sleep had fallen on you Ye are many - they are few.
Page 75 - As thou knowest not what is the way of the spirit, nor how the bones do grow in the womb of her that is with child: even so thou knowest not the works of God who maketh all.
Page 133 - Socialist developped by the .ILP' influence was just the sort of person bis fellowworkmen found it very easy to associate with and to trust. When he was ,religious', he filled the chapels of the district with a quaint mixture of Socialist aspiration and evangelical doctrine; if he had finally severed himself from orthodoxy, he joined a .Labour Church' where they sang hymns and offered prayers in the most approved fashion of British nonconformity.
Page 6 - The first men who substituted the state of mutual peace for that of mutual war, whatever the motive which impelled them to take that step, created society. But, in establishing peace, they obviously put a limit upon the struggle for existence. Between the members of that society, at any rate, it was not to be pursued A outrance.
Page 172 - ... many thousands without exercising any practical influence on the electorate. Thus, London Trade Unionism, though not particularly backward, exercises very little of the influence on the minds of the generality of workers that it does in the provinces. It seems to me almost impossible to get so closely into touch with the minds of the bulk of the London workers as the Independent Labour Party has already done with those of the manufacturing districts. There are scores of public meetings, addressed...
Page 67 - The youth who has the good fortune and inclination for preparing himself as a useful member of society by the study of physic, and who studies that profession with success so as to obtain his diploma from the Surgeons...
Page 154 - Conference implied in the foregoing resolution consisted of representatives of the Congress, the Independent Labour Party, the Social Democratic Federation, and the Fabian Society.
Page 129 - ... touched. These interests, arising out of the practical needs of organised labour in its daily conflict with capitalism, were common to the Liberal working-man of Yorkshire and the cotton operatives of Tory Lancashire; they were not of much concern to the Liberal or Tory candidates of either. . . . These politics, Labour politics, did not need to be brought home to him by the rhetoric of candidates or newspapers, they sought him out themselves at every hour of the day. The wages of labour, the...
Page 67 - Hall or College of Surgeons, naturally expects, in some measure, that he is entitled to privileges to which the pretending quack can lay no claim ; and if in the practice of that useful profession he finds himself injured by such a pretender, he has the power of instituting a course of law against him. Such are the benefits connected with the o learned professions.

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