Karl Marx in New York Daily Tribune 1853

The Milan Riot


First Published: in New York Daily Tribune, No. 3, March 8, 1853. Written in English;
Source: Marx Engels On Art and Literature;
Transcribed: by Andy Blunden.

Has one ever heard of great improvisators being also great poets? They are the same in politics as in poetry. Revolutions are never made to order. After the terrible experience of ‘48 and ‘49, it needs something more than paper summonses from distant leaders to evoke national revolutions.