Review of Reviews,  15 (1897), 15–30.

Her Majesty the Queen. A Series of Studies of the Sovereign and the Reign. I.—From Republicanism to Monarchy  [1/6]



Biography, Serial


Photography, Analogy, Politics

    In arguing for the superiority of constitutional monarchy over republicanism, claims that 'when we have to do with many millions, scattered over many continents, it is impossible to make any impression on the general mind by the fleeting phantoms of evanescent Ministries. To borrow an illustration from photography, their exposure is not long enough. The plate is not sensitive enough for rapid photography. But the immobility, the massive grandeur, and the fierce light that beats around the Throne, all facilitate the production of a clear, well-defined image on the mind of our kin beyond the sea' (30).

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