There is no vulgar error so vulgar, - that is to say, common or erroneous, as that by which men have been taught to say that mercenary tendencies are bad. A desire for wealth is the source of all progress. Civlization comes from what men call greed.
The bicentenary events calendar is packed with everything from a walk through central London to performances of a newly commissioned play.
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24th April - 22nd May 2015
To celebrate the 200th anniversary of the birth of Anthony Trollope we're reading his best loved novel, Barchester Towers.
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