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Vol 22 No 2 Feb/March 2017

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Not in Feather Beds: Some Collected Papers

ISBN13: 004701
ISBN: 004701
Published: May 1968
Publisher: The Quality Book Club
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Hardback
Price: Out of print

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Lord Radcliffe, a Lord of appeal for fifteen years and chairman of some of the most important tribunals of our time, is known to be a most eloquent speaker and a witty writer.

Here is a selection of his thoughts, spoken and written during the past twenty years. His subjects include the law and the layman, censorship (he was director General of the Ministry of Information during the War), patronage of the arts, India, Kipling, Shakespeare, and tributes to C.S. Gulbenkian, Brendan Bracken and other friends.

The book contains a long introduction by Lord Radcliffe himself; and the title is taken from Sir Thomas More:-

  • We may not look at our pleasure to go to
    heaven in feather beds, it is not the way