The margins of my copy are clean because bracketing the pearls would mean drawing lines from top to bottom of 24 pages of text. Neither can I quote from it without revealing everything.
Here is the trenchant advice of a Cambridge philosopher, the savant's Northcote Parkinson, undated by almost sixty years. Get it—whether you are a Conservative Liberal, a Liberal Conservative, a Non-Placet, an Adullamite, or a Young Man in a Hurry. Get it—even if you are beyond doubt an entirely rational man.