Unlike her husband, she was a notoriously untidy person, habitually leaving her letters strewn on the floor in the well-founded faith that someone would eventually pick them up and post them. Her chests of drawers were similarly messy, and she was rarely much bothered with fancy attire. “What a bore you would have been,” she teased her husband, “if you had married someone as tidy as you are.”
It’s Gladstone and wife and the reason your humble blogger was even there was:
If anyone was known for changing positions from High Tory to liberal, it was him. Does one condemn a man for his times, his former view or for his conduct in life?
“Horrified” students have launched a campaign to remove the name of four-time British Prime Minister William Gladstone from a University of Liverpool building, claiming he was insufficiently devoted to the abolition of slavery.
If anyone was known for changing position from High Tory to liberal, it was him. Does one condemn a man for his times, for his former view or for his conduct in life?
I saw, in passing, a reference to ‘curing’ the Millennials. I’d like to say age and maturity will do it but the nagging issue is the shocking education they’ve had, as in nothing normal and natural. Sadly, the Millennials are essentially lost to the evil muvvers who have done this to them.