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16 Aug 2011, 21:19
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The members of the House of Commons were unlikely to be
won over by appeals to Christian morality or human compassion: they “no more
dreamt of a seat in the House in order to benefit humanity than a child dreams of a
birthday cake that others may eat it.”

The first part means they were not looking forward to help
humanity anymore.
what does the second part(the comparison) mean?

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The members of the House of Commons were unlikely to be won over by appeals to Christian morality or human compassion: they “no more dreamt of a seat in the House in order to benefit humanity than a child dreams of a cake that others may eat it.”

The comparison means that they did not attain their position in the House of Commons to benefit humanity but rather themselves.
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17 Aug 2011, 03:34
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