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This Month’s Quotation: R. H. Tawney

  “The exploitation of the weak by the powerful, organized for purposes of economic gain, buttressed by imposing systems of law, and screened by decorous draperies of virtuous sentiment and resounding rhetoric, has been a permanent feature in the life of most communities that the world has yet seen.”

R. H. Tawney
This Month’s Quotation
The passage quoted on the cover is from R. H Tawney’s “Religion and the Rise of Capitalism.’ (Pelican Books. 6d. Page 252.)