Excerpt from The Saturday Review of Politics, Literature, Science and Art, 1912, Vol. 114
The attitude irresistibly reminds one of the gentle man in Washington Irving who would not admit for a moment that there were any starving people about. The Poor! What Poor, pray? Why, there are None The Ulster resistance Nonsense, Sir; nobody will think of resisting in Ulster. Everything will, go quite pleasantly and peaceably in Ulster. All is for the best, Sir, in the best possible world. Most of us in private life know one or two people who adopt this kind of attitude when their friends are in trouble.
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