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English translation will, I am told, certainly appear within the next few months, together with a translation of the unpublished second part. The works of Engels, Rodbertus, Held, Meyer, &c., however, are only to be read in German. Since this work was in type an article on "Socialism in England" has appeared in the Quarterly Review. Forty pages are devoted to a little book of mine entitled, "England for All," published about two years and a half ago. The criticism, which is very laboured, has been fully met, by anticipation, in the following pages.

In leaving the book to the judgment of the public, I do so with the hope that, whatever errors and shortcomings I may have been guilty of, some readers will be induced to look more carefully than they otherwise would into the system of production and the social arrangements around them. My friends and fellow-workers of the Democratic Federation, whose zeal, enthusiasm, and self-sacrifice have given so great an impetus to the cause, will I trust find in it some help in the noble work they have undertaken.

10 Devonshire Street,

Portland Place, London, W.,

November 8, 1883.

S

TO MY WIFE,

WHOSE NEVER-FAILING CHEERFULNESS AND COURAGE

HAVE HELPED AND SUPPORTED ME WHEN ALL HAS LOOKED DARK

FOR THE CAUSE OF THE PEOPLE,

THIS BOOK IS DEDICATED WITH THE DEEPEST

LOVE AND REGARD

BY THE AUTHOR

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