chapter  Chapter IX
Lloyd George Supplants Asquith
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“Nov. 27. I saw Robertson…. The Cabinet had asked him for his views as to when the war would be over, and what chance there was of winning it. On this Robertson wrote a most admirable paper … and said that no one but ‘cowards, cranks and philosophers’ could doubt the final result, provided we did what we ought to do, and did it in time.