Bygones are bygones, all the world
over. No one proposes deliberation about the past; it is the present and the
future that call the statesman to his post. And at that time, as we all thought,
there were future perils and there were present perils. Look at the policy I
chose in the light of those perils; do not carp at results. The issue depends on
the will of a higher Power; the mind of the statesman is manifested in his
Demosthenes. Demosthenes with an English translation by C. A. Vince, M. A. and J. H. Vince, M.A. Cambridge, MA, Harvard University Press; London, William Heinemann Ltd. 1926.
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