Friday, May 29, 2015

Tocqueville on radicalism in 1830s Britain and France

"at present I think that an enlightened man, of good sense and good will would be a Radical in England.  I have never met those three qualities together in a French Radical" - 29 May 1835, p87 in "Journeys to England and Ireland" by Alexis de Tocqueville.

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