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Text extracted from opening pages of book: THE CASE AGAINST FREE TRADE BY W. CUNNINGHAM, D. D., F. B. A. ARCHDEACON OF ELY, AND FELLOW OF TRINITY COLLEGE, CAMBRIDGE WITH A PREFACE BY THE RIGHT HON. JOSEPH CHAMBERLAIN, M. P. REVISED EDITION, WITH A SUPPLEMENTARY CHAPTEB LONDON JOHN MURRAY, ALBEMARLE STREET, I9H FIRST EDITION . . . August Reprinted , , September 1911 SECOND EDITION . . April 1914 RIGHTS RttSBuvEt> PREFACE THE opening years of the present century saw the end of one chapter in the history of the British Empire. With the Peace of Vereeniging the era of expansion was defi nitely closed. Henceforth no extension of territory is either to be expected or desired. When the American Colonies were lost, not from lack of good intentions, but from failure to appreciate and sympathise with colonial sentiment and aspirations, it was still open to our forefathers to create a new empire in Canada, Africa, and Australia. To-day no such opportunity exists, or can ever exist again. The...