most wonderful things
"The greatest events may be often traced back to slender causes. Petty competition, or casual friendship, the prudence of a slave, or the garrulity of a woman, have hastened or retarded the revolutions of empire."
— Samuel Johnson in "The Rambler", 141
Note by A.J.Grieve (MA), from the Start of Part One of Reflections On The Revolution In France
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