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  • At no time in history were unpractical crotchets so rife in the heads of men as in 1848.
  • Unlike some of his predecessors, he had no grand, original schemes of his own to impose by force on unwilling subjects, and no pet crotchets to lead his judgment astray; and he instinctively looked with a suspicious, critical eye on the panaceas which more imaginative and less cautious people recommended.
  • He is perhaps the sanest man and has the fewest crotchets of any I chance to know; the same yesterday and tomorrow.
 
 

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