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To look at and properly appreciate the British Museum is the work of a lifetime.
When a man wants to write a book full of unassailable facts, he always goes to the British Museum.
Yesterday I went out at about twelve, and visited the British Museum; an exceedingly tiresome affair. It quite crushes a person to ...
Attending there let us absorb the cultures of nations
And dissolve into our judgement all their codes.
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Some on commission, some for the love of learning, Some because they have nothing better to do Or because they hope these walls of ...
There seeps from heavily jowled or hawk-like foreign faces
The guttural sorrow of the refugees.
Museums, museums, museums, object-lessons rigged out to illustrate the unsound theories of archaeologists, crazy attempts to co-or ...
If we were doing this in the Falklands they would love it. It's part of our heritage. The British have always been fighting wars.
But among all our Methods of moving Pity or Terror, there is none so absurd and barbarous, and what more exposes us to the Contemp ...
If this creature is a murderer, then so are we all. This snake has killed one British soldier; we have killed many. This is not mu ...
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