Memories and Portraits, a Collection of Essays

Memories and Portraits, a Collection of Essays : (Robert Louis Stevenson Masterpiece Collection)

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In spite of these promptings to reflection, ignorance of his neighbours is the character of the typical John Bull. His is a domineering nature, steady in fight, imperious to command, but neither curious nor quick about the life of others. In French colonies, and still more in the Dutch, I have read that there is an immediate and lively contact between the dominant and the dominated race, that a certain sympathy is begotten, or at the least a transfusion of prejudices, making life easier for both. But the Englishman sits apart, bursting with pride and ignorance. He figures among his vassals in the hour of peace with the same disdainful air that led him on to victory.show more

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  • Paperback | 146 pages
  • 152.4 x 228.6 x 8.38mm | 276.69g
  • Createspace
  • English
  • Illustrations, black and white
  • 1507680317
  • 9781507680315

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