At Munich we sold the Czechs for a few months grace, but the disgrace will last as long as history.
The only hope I can see for the future depends on a wiser and braver use of the reason, not a panic flight from it.
The most emphatic place in a clause or sentence is the end. This is the climax; and, during the momentary pause that follows, that last word continues, as it were, to reverberate in the reader's mind. It has, in fact, the last word.
Apart from a few simple principles, the sound and rhythm of English prose seem to me matters where both writers and readers should trust not so much to rules as to their ears.
And how is clarity to be achieved? Mainly by taking trouble and by writing to serve people rather than to impress them.