Walter Bagehot Quote

The characteristic danger of great nations, like the Romans or the English, which have a long history of continuous creation, is that they may at last fail from not comprehending the great institutions which they have created.


in Fortnightly Review 1 November 1876

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The characteristic danger of great nations, like the Romans or the English, which have a long history of continuous creation, is that they may at...

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The characteristic danger of great nations, like the Romans or the English, which have a long history of continuous creation, is that they may at...

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The characteristic danger of great nations, like the Romans or the English, which have a long history of continuous creation, is that they may at...

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The characteristic danger of great nations, like the Romans or the English, which have a long history of continuous creation, is that they may at...