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To what extent can it be said that the Liberal Government of 1906-1911 laid the basis for the British welfare state?

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Introduction

Burn We were each other's lifelines. We used to sit on a London rooftop and watch the sky burn. And then I asked you to burn, to kiss me, to give you some of your fire. We always just sat there, together, and watched the night die and the day be re-born. And we died. Every night we died for each other, we both knew it. ...read more.

Middle

I loved how you always explored every part of my body and yet you always found something new, something I never knew about. You coloured me, the colour connected us, we were flaming together. Your lips were fire. I loved the explosions. I loved the fireworks we used to create together. Looking back, I realise that all we had was existence. We had our cigarettes, sure, our cigarettes and our champagne and our decadence. ...read more.

Conclusion

We both knew it was over, it lasted for a second and a lifetime, and time doesn't really exist anyway, so what was there to cry for? We were each other's lifelines, we gave each other life when there was nothing but lifelessness. You taught me how to burn, and when I close my eyes I see your fingertips. You were the only true magic, and magic only lasts a moment before it is gone. ...read more.

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