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... enjoyed the spectacle of many great men or little men of great political
expertise performing as if for my personal benefit; the wily, treacherous Ramsay
MacDonald in the old I.L.P. ; the mouselike Clem Attlee, who, when you least
expected it, ...
... when in fact the tide turned and at the 1924 election so many Labour M.P.s
were elected that Ramsay MacDonald formed the first Labour Government, the
class structure of the Party in the House gave it a peculiar intellectual complexion
Ramsay MacDonald shilly-shallied in foreign policy as he did in other things.
Only Henderson at the top had a real grasp of what a League policy meant and
he was not supported by Ramsay. When, as I recorded in Downhill All the W ay,*
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Ah, the somewhat less famous husband of Virginia! I've read volumes 1 and 5 of his autobiography, and loved them. Leonard Woolf was an extremely intelligent man and an excellent writer. His prose has ... Read full review