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Dec 17, 2007 12:56 am

Countdown to Christmas Quiz (2)

Whose words are these?

"It is not a question of Mahometanism simply, but of Mahometanism compounded with the peculiar character of a race…They were, upon the whole, from the black day when they first entered Europe, the one great anti-human specimen of humanity. Where ever they went, a broad line of blood marked the track behind them; and, as far as their dominion reached, civilisation disappeared from view. They represented everywhere government by force, as opposed to government by law."

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Jule R. Herbert - 12/17/2007

Well that's worth the price of admission. I just googled Google's advance book search and found the link to this. Very neat.

Paul Noonan - 12/17/2007

... William Ewart Gladstone. (What do I win?)

I admit I didn't know it. Regular Google didn't provide the answer, but Google Advanced Book Search, ah, that's a different story.

Jule R. Herbert - 12/17/2007

Sounds like Thomas B. Macaulay.