Half the wrong conclusions at which mankind arrive are reached by the abuse of metaphors, and by mistaking general resemblance or imaginary similarity for real identity.
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England is one of the greatest powers of the world. No event or series of events bearing on the balance of power, or on probabilities of peace or war, can be matters of indifference to her, and her right to have and to express opinions on matters thus bearing on her interests is unquestionable.
We said to the Chinese, ‘You have behaved very ill; we have had to teach you better manners; it has cost us something to do it, but we will send our bill in, and you must pay our charges.’ That was done, and they have certainly profited by the lesson. They have become free traders too.
|Birth:||20th October, 1784|
|Death:||18th October, 1865|
Henry John Temple was born in Broadlands, Hampshire, England. He was a British politician who served twice as Prime Minister from 1855-1858, and 1859-1865. For most of 1830 to 1865 he dominated British foreign policy when Britain was at the height of her power.
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