Written: Written August 1, 1916
Published: First published in 1964 in Collected Works, Fifth (Russian) Ed., Vol. 49. Sent from Flums to Hertenstein. Printed from the original.
Source: Lenin Collected Works, Progress Publishers, , Moscow, Volume 43, page 555b.
Translated: Martin Parker and Bernard Isaacs
Transcription\Markup: R. Cymbala
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Regarding the 30 frs.—I am for trying it (not > 3 Nos., not more than 100 frs.), but I should like to see their sheet first; either have them send a set or let Abramovich give us fuller information.
We must go about this more carefully, we must be extremely careful (without mentioning whose, who, no names), as we disgrace ourselves hideously by starting a thing (a leap in the dark), then dropping it.
We disgrace ourselves im-pos-sib-ly!