Nothing is more hopeless than a scheme of merriment.
Samuel known as Dr Johnson Johnson In The Idler, no.58, 26 May.
Securitycan only be obtained bya scheme by whichthe nations of Europe
and outside agree together that all will guarantee each, and
each will guarantee all. The purposes ofthewar will be attained
ifthereisa League of Nations with an
absolute and decisive veto upon any mere aggression,
and consideration of any legitimate claims that any of
the countries engaged in the war may be able to make
good. Hastings Bernard Lees-Smith House of Commons, 21 Oct.
It has lately been brought to my knowledge That the Ministers
fully design To suppress each
cathedral and college, And eject every
learned divine. To assist this
detestable scheme Three nuncios from Rome are come
over; They left Calais on
Monday by steam, And landed to
dinner at Dover. 1st Baron 'The Country Clergyman's Trip to Cambridge',
stanza 2. A satiricalpoem
against the opposition to Catholic emancipation.
The Socialists can scheme their schemes and the Liberals can dream
their dreams, but we, at least, have work to do. Hugh MacLennan Speech at the Conservative Party Conference.
It is impossible to understand the economic system in which we are living
if we try to interpret it as a rational scheme.It has to be
understood as an awkward phase in a continuing
process of historical development. Edwin Arlington Robinson Economics: an Awkward Corner.
The stoical scheme of supplying our wants, by lopping off our desires, is
like cutting off our feet when we want shoes. Jonathan Swift Thoughts onVarious Subjects.