Essays in Liberalism: Being the Lectures and Papers which Were Delivered at the Liberal Summer School at Oxford, 1922

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W. Collins sons & Company Limited, 1922 - Great Britain - 243 pages
 

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Page 22 - Europe. There must be, not a balance of power, but a community of power; not organized rivalries, but an organized common peace.
Page 2 - Is not a patron, my lord, one who looks with unconcern on a man struggling for life in the water, and, when he has reached ground, encumbers him with help?
Page 38 - The Members of the League recognize that the maintenance of peace requires the reduction of national armaments to the lowest point consistent with national safety and the enforcement by common action of international obligations.
Page 147 - In this age, the mere example of nonconformity, the mere refusal to bend the knee to custom, is itself a service. Precisely because the tyranny of opinion is such as to make eccentricity a reproach, it is desirable, in order to break through that tyranny, that people should be eccentric.
Page 34 - He that ruleth his spirit, is better than he that taketh a city,
Page 51 - Currency; principal representative of the Treasury at the Paris Peace Conference, and deputy for the Chancellor of the Exchequer on the Supreme Economic Council (1919).
Page v - ... it was not overtly political. The 1922 school was not arranged by any of the official organizations of the Liberal Party, nor was any part of its expenses paid out of party funds. It was the outcome of a spontaneous discussion among a number of men and women who, believing that Liberalism is above all other political creeds dependent upon the free discussion of ideas, came to the conclusion that it was desirable to create a platform upon which such discussion could be carried on, in a manner...
Page 207 - The amount of the percentage to be paid in each district during any period shall be determined by the proceeds of the industry in that district during a previous period, as ascertained by returns to be made by the owners, checked by joint test audit of the owners' books carried out by independent accountants appointed by each side.
Page v - School at Oxford in the first ten days of August, 1922. In two cases ("The State and Industry" and "The Machinery of Government") two lectures have been condensed into a single paper. The Summer School was not arranged by any of the official organisations of the Liberal party, nor was any part of its expenses paid out of party funds. It was the outcome of a spontaneous...
Page 227 - Financial Secretary, War Office, 1908-10; Under-Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs, 1911-15; Financial Secretary to Treasury.

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