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Who so taketh in hand to frame any state or government ought to presuppose that all men are evil, and at occasions will show themselves so to be.

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Walter Alexander Raleigh, 1861 - 1922. One of the most highly regarded of literary critics in England at the turn of the century, he was also a novelist, essayist, and biographer. At the time of his death, he was the Merton Professor of English Literature at Oxford, and was engaged in research for the second volume of the official history of the Royal Air Force.

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