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Liberty and Prosperity
The Real Merchant
William Cobbett makes a distinction between everyday business and the murky world of Westminster lobbyists and financial speculation.
by William Cobbett 1762-1835
Rikki-tikki-tavi had never met a cobra before, but when the first
thrill of fear had passed he knew what he must do.
by Rudyard Kipling 1865-1936
American Revolutionary War
The American Revolutionary War
In 1775, London’s high-handed exploitation of her colonies for tax revenue began to look like a very expensive mistake.
by Clay Lane
The Boston Tea Party
In the time of King George III, Parliament forgot that its job
was not to regulate the people, but to represent them.
Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
An Eye for Detail
Sherlock Holmes turns to his brother for help when the case of a missing Greek proves unexpectedly troublesome.
By Sir Arthur Conan Doyle 1859-1930
An English sailor became the target of the first worldwide manhunt following an audacious act of piracy.
The Copy Book
Think and Speak