10 March 2010

"... hope will arise ..." - an earlier age looking forward to hope

"... the civilised world will be socialised; and, looking back on what has been, we shall be astonished to think of how long we submitted to live as we live now."

-William Morris

from a lecture How We Live and How We Might Live delivered to the Hammersmith Branch of the Socialist Democratic Federation, 30-November-1884.

Later printed in Commonweal, 1887.

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