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Walter Besant: Wisdom and war


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Walter Besant: War and the destruction of London, a city lone and widowed


Walter Besant
From Dorothy Forster

I am sure that were our statesmen also scholars and persons versed in ancient history, the kingdoms of the world would be singularly preserved from external wars, civil tumults, and internal dissensions.


“When scholars become ministers and philosophers statesmen, the world shall be better ordered.”

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