Tocqueville om den mest fundamentala skillnaden mellan Englands och Frankrikes politiska historia

Ur ett brev till Gustave de Beaumont skrivet 5:e oktober 1828, postumt publicerat under titeln Reflections on English History. Now, listen. Suppose that two men have been engaged in a long and determined fight although one of them is a little weaker than the other. A third man comes up, weaker than either of the two but who, whichever side he took, would be sure to tilt the balance that way. But who will think of asking him for help, who will urge his claim for help most strongly? It is sure to be he who feels himself weakest. When … Fortsätt läsa Tocqueville om den mest fundamentala skillnaden mellan Englands och Frankrikes politiska historia