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Dullness in matters of government is a good sign, and not a bad one - in particular, dullness in parliamentary government is a test of its excellence, an indication of its success.

Walter Bagehot

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Lombard Street (1873) explains the world of finance and banking and focuses particularly on issues in the management of financial crises. Career
Bagehot was called to the bar by Lincoln's Inn but preferred to join his father in 1852 in his family's shipping and banking business. The book became an instant classic has been translated into many languages and is still available in scholarly editions from Oxford University Press (in its "World's Classics" series) and Cambridge University Press.

: /ˈbædʒət/ BA-jət "Badgett"; 3 February 1826 – 24 March 1877) was a British businessman essayist Social Darwinist and journalist who wrote extensively about literature government and economic affairs.

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