Black Dwarf,  1 (1817), 734.

A Pittites' Reasons for Making War, Suited to All Times and Occasions



Miscellaneous, Satire


Mental Illness, Government, War

    Satirically lists five reasons which a government could use to argue the case for going to war. Then asks: 'One doubt arises, May not this social system bring the country to ruin? Answ. Not if the people of England are asserted to be in a state of madness, and their constitutional rights put under the tender guardianship of the administration'.

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