The Mirrors of Downing Street

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A title by Edward Harold Begbie who was an English author and journalist who published nearly fifty books, and contributed to periodicals. At first Begbie took up farming, but later moved to London an


d joined the Daily Chronicle and later the Globe. He wrote books of popular verse, and much literature for children. At the outbreak of World War I he wrote a number of recruiting poems and visited America on behalf of his paper. Some of the articles he wrote there were used as propaganda. In 1917, he publicly defended the rights of Pacifists and Conscientious Objectors to oppose the War. He later wrote his best known work under the pseudonym of "A Gentleman with a Duster", in which various anomalies and injustices were exposed.

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