Henry Salt Archive

Henry Salt (1853-1939) was the author of the Life of Henry David Thoreau, Animals Rights and A Plea for Vegetarianism which inspired Gandhi for follow a vegetarian diet.

The Socialist not a Vegetarian

His theme is Exploitation: the rich Few
Battening on labour of the Many. True—
But look within his larder. Will he dine
Himself on limbs of slaughtered sheep and kine?
Are those poor sufferers not exploited too?

Henry S. Salt
The Vegetarian Messenger and Health Review, Vol. 25 No. 2, February 1928