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Part of Oral Answers to Questions — Civil Defence – in the House of Commons at 12:00 am on 17th March 1960.

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Photo of Mr Harold Macmillan Mr Harold Macmillan , Bromley 12:00 am, 17th March 1960

We are always interested in literary curiosities. I was rather interested in reading The Times today that it had not recognised a quotation from a very famous essay by Mr. Augustine Birrell which my right hon. Friend quoted, written, I think, about thirty years ago.