John Stuart Mill on the English from Tay Tay

https://marginalrevolution.com/marginalrevolution/2021/06/john-stuart-mill-on-the-english.html

This is no an epigram, or a paradox, but a sober description of the tone of sentiment commonly found in Englishman. They never feel themselves safe unless they are living under the shadow of some convention fiction — some agreement to say one thing and mean another.

The full quote is in the link. It’s not long and worth a look.

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