Red Tape

Quotations from the Charles Dickens article Red Tape.

An invasion of Red Ants in innumerable millions, would not be half so prejudicial to Great Britain, as its intolerable Red Tape.

Background. "An invasion of Red Ants in innumerable millions, would not be half so prejudicial to Great Britain, as its intolerable Red Tape." is a quotation from Red Tape. Red Tape was an article, written by Charles Dickens, criticizing bureaucracy. It was first published in Household Words on 15 February, 1851.   Context. The quotation is taken from the following passage of Red Tape: "Your public functionary who delights in Red Tape—the purpose of whose existence is to tie up [...]

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