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Walter Bagehot
(1826-1877) born on
Feb 03
English economist, editor, critic, analyst. He founded and edited "The Economist" 1860-77; wrote "English Constitution," 1867.
         
   
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A schoolmaster should have an atmosphere of awe, and walk wonderingly, as if he was amazed at being himself.

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But of all nations in the world the English are perhaps the least a nation of pure philosophers.
A
In early times every sort of advantage tends to become a military advantage; such is the best way, then, to keep it alive. But the Jewish advantage never did so; beginning in religion, contrary to a thousand analogies, it remained religious.
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An element of exaggeration clings to the popular judgment: great vices are made greater, great virtues greater also; interesting incidents are made more interesting, softer legends more soft.
K
An ambassador is not simply an agent; he is also a spectacle.
 
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: "Hartley Coleridge" (1852; repr. in Literary Studies, vol. 1, 1878).
R: The English Constitution," 'The Monarchy'
A: Physics and Politics, ch. 2, sct. 2 (1872).
N: "The Waverley Novels" (1858; repr. in Literary Studies, vol. 2, 1878).
K: The English Constitution, ch. 4 (1867).
   


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