For twenty years he has held a season ticket on the line of least resistance and has gone wherever the train of events has carried him, lucidly justifying his position at whatever point he happened to find himself.
1914 Of Herbert Asquith, in Quarterly Review, Jul.
Speak for England, Arthur!Leo(pold) Charles Maurice Stennett Amery1939 Shouted to Arthur Greenwood, Labour Opposition spokesman, 2 Sep., as Greenwood began a House of Commons speech calling for the resignation of Prime Minister Neville Chamberlain, immediately preceding the declaration of World War II.
CromwellsaidtotheLong Parliament whenhethought it wasno longer fitto conducttheaffairs of thenation,'You havesattoolong hereforanygood youhavebeendoing. Depart, I say, and let us have done with you. In the name of God, go!'Leo(pold) Charles Maurice Stennett Amery1940 Remark addressed to Prime Minister Neville Chamberlain, House of Commons,7 May.
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