Foreign News: Phrase

Great phrases do not sprout with frequency or ease from kindly, commonsense Prime Minister Stanley Baldwin. Last week he said: "We must make Democracy safe for the World."

His audience, a Conservative rally of 12,000 persons at Albert Hall, applauded the new and yet familiar sequence of sounds. Just what it meant no one could be very sure, nor did Mr. Baldwin stop to explain. Instead he plunged to a ringing conclusion: "If in Great Britain our work for Democracy should fail, our failure would shake the very fabric of the universe."


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