by Henry Ford (1922)
In Collaboration With Samuel Crowther

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The one cr wants t smash u the wh world i order t make a better o . The ot holds t world a so go that i might we be l stand a it is decay. The second not arises a does t firstout o not us the ey to s with. It is perf possible t smash th world, b it i not poss to bu a n one. It is poss to pre the wo from go forward, b it i not poss then t prevent i from go backfrom deca . It i foolish t expect th , if every be overt , everyone wi thereby g three me a d . Or, sho everything b petrified, th thereby s per ce , interest m be pa . The tro is th reformers a reactionaries al get aw from t realitiesfrom t primary func .



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Exercise by Michael A. Riccioli (2014)  [Home Page]

With thanks to Lucy Georges for allowing us to use her lovely C-Test programme.

I would also like to thank my son Thomas Riccioli who modified the layout.