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Churchill on Edmund Burke (Part 1)

Churchill on Edmund Burke (Part 1)

Edmund Burke, by Sir Joshua Reynolds (Wiki­me­dia Com­mons)

On the Irish states­man and philoso­pher (1729-1797) Churchill had much to say.

I’d like to con­grat­u­late you on your won­der­ful book Churchill By Him­self, but I could not find any Churchill com­ments on Burke in the index. I thought Burke deserved a men­tion, but it’s your book, so it’s your call (and may I add, it has been one of the best trea­sures that has ever land­ed on my lap!)  –V.T., UK

Thanks for the kind words. Unfor­tu­nate­ly the index is the worst fea­ture of the book–completely inad­e­quate, as I tire­less­ly remind the pub­lish­ers.…

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