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Every thing secret degenerates, even the administration of justice; nothing is safe that does not show how it can bear discussion and publicity.

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John Emerich Edward Dalberg-Acton, 1st Baron Acton KCVO (January 10, 1834 June 19, 1902), was an English historian, the only son of Sir Richard Dalberg-Acton, 7th Baronet, and grandson of the Neapolitan admiral, Sir John Acton, 6th Baronet. He was born at Naples.

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