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Quote from Sir Robert Walpole,

"Though I admire republican principles in theory, yet I am afraid the practice may be too perfect for human nature. We tried a republic last century, and it failed. Let our enemies try next. I hate political experiments."


Sir Robert Walpole (more quotes by Sir Robert Walpole or books by/about Sir Robert Walpole)

[Robert Walpole, 1st Earl of Orford, KG, KB, PC] (1676-1745), known before 1742 as Sir Robert Walpole, a British statesman who is generally regarded as the first Prime Minister of Great Britain




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