Unproductive labor: imperialist countries
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Sun Sep 10 19:07:33 MDT 1995
On Sun, 10 Sep 1995 19:04:09 -0400 (EDT) Zodiac said:
>ObMarx: Eleanor Marx in her speech at England's first May Day
> gathering at Hyde Park:
> Rise like Lions after slumber
> In unvanquishable number
> Shake your chains to earth like dew
> Which in sleep had fallen on you --
> Ye are many -- they are few.
This in fact is a verse from a poem by Shelley, The Mask of Anarchy, I
think. And if I'm not mistaken, Eleanor Marx wrote a pamphlet on Shelley
as a sort of pre-socialist.
Fine poem, and entirely right for May Day.
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