British Commonwealth of Nations: Schism Among Shadows

Two plump and snowy-haired Liberals of international fame aired publicly last week the great party schism which has slowly widened between them since the Boer War. Even at that period Mr. Lloyd George—an irrepressible pro-Boer "was attempting to lead the Liberal party leftward, while the present Earl of Oxford and Asquith* strove—then as now—to curb what he deemed the too great liberality of Liberals. For a time the Asquithians saw their leader supreme, within the party and the Government, as Prime Minister (1908-16). Then Lloyd George...

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