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The British are a self-distrustful, diffident people, agreeing with alacrity that they are neither successful nor clever, and only ...
The English may not like music, but they absolutely love the noise it makes.
Britain today is suffering from galloping obsolescence.
Think of what our Nation stands for,
Books from Boots' and country lanes,
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There is a marvelous turn and trick to British arrogance; its apparent unconsciousness makes it twice as effectual.
There's nothing the British like better than a bloke who comes from nowhere, makes it, and then gets clobbered.
In Bengal to move at all
Is seldom, if ever, done,
But mad dogs and Englishmen
Go out in the midday sun.
The British do not expect happiness. I had the impression, all the time that I lived there, that they do not want to be happy; the ...
Oh! what a snug little Island,
A right little, tight little Island!
Here we have the beautiful British compromise: a man can say anything, he mustn't do anything; a man can listen to anything, but h ...
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