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The Spectator’s defence of Asquith, 1916

In praise of a beleaguered prime minister

17 September 2016

9:00 AM

17 September 2016

9:00 AM

From ‘Mr. Asquith’, The Spectator, 16 September, 1916: King George has no other subject who is trusted so widely by his countrymen and who is respected so heartily by our Allies as the Prime Minister. Under his guidance we are now, after two strenuous years of war, an even more thoroughly united nation than we were at first, although we have parted one by one with what we regarded as our traditional and indispensable privileges and liberties.


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