Walter Bagehot Quote

A political country is like an American forest: you only have to cut down the old trees, and immediately new trees come up to replace them; the seeds were waiting in the ground, and they began to grow as soon as the withdrawal of the old ones brought in light and air.


The English Constitution: introduction to the second edition (1872)

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A political country is like an American forest: you only have to cut down the old trees, and immediately new trees come up to replace them; the seeds ...

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A political country is like an American forest: you only have to cut down the old trees, and immediately new trees come up to replace them; the seeds ...

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A political country is like an American forest: you only have to cut down the old trees, and immediately new trees come up to replace them; the seeds ...

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A political country is like an American forest: you only have to cut down the old trees, and immediately new trees come up to replace them; the seeds ...