The World's Great Speeches - Great Britain and Ireland Summary & Analysis

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Great Britain and Ireland Summary and Analysis

"On the Dissolution of Parliament," author Oliver Cromwell writes that his decision to dissolve Parliament is based on the best interests of the public. He points out that he has respect for some of the members individually but not as a collective body. As his rather lengthy speech comes to an end, Cromwell apologizes for the length and says he realizes some will find the words more unkind than others. In "God's Love to Fallen Man," John Wesley says that a person should seek to be holy on earth in order to achieve rewards in heaven. Wesley says the same is true for doing good, especially as it pertains to being kind to others.

In "Anti-Semitism," Cardinal Manning, a Roman Catholic prelate, makes a plea to the Lord Mayor in 1882 to come to the aid...

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