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English took time to emerge as the common tongue. There had been luck, but also cunning and the beginnings of what was to become English's most subtle and ruthless characteristic of all: its capacity to absorb others.
There's nothing the British like better than a bloke who comes from nowhere, makes it, and then gets clobbered.
Of Richard Burton
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Reason transformed into prejudice is the worst form of prejudice, because reason is the only instrument for liberation from prejudice.
October 6, 1939
Melvyn Bragg, Baron Bragg is an English broadcaster, author and parliamentarian. He is best known for his work with ITV as editor and presenter of the The South Bank Show.
The adventure of English (2003)
Twelve Books That Changed the World (2006)
Grace and Mary (2013)
Now is the Time (2015)
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