The World's Work, Volume 40 (Google eBook)

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Walter Hines Page, Arthur W. Page
Doubleday, Page & Company, 1920 - History, Modern
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Page 46 - And all the spoil of these cities, and the cattle, the children of Israel took for a prey unto themselves; but every man they smote with the edge of the sword, until they had destroyed them, neither left they any to breathe.
Page 43 - The Turkish portions of the present Ottoman Empire should be assured a secure sovereignty, but the other nationalities which are now under Turkish rule should be assured an undoubted security of life and an absolutely unmolested opportunity of autonomous development...
Page 481 - An' set your beauties a' abread ! Ye little ken what cursed speed The blastie 's makin' ! Thae winks and finger-ends, I dread, Are notice takin' ! 0 wad some power the giftie gie us To see oursel's as others see us ! It wad frae monie a blunder free us, And foolish notion : What airs in dress an' gait wad lea'e us, And ev'n devotion ! ROBERT BURNS.
Page 540 - I declined to adopt the view that what was imperatively necessary for the Nation could not be done by the President unless he could find some specific authorization to do it.
Page 609 - The working class and the employing class have nothing in common. There can be no peace so long as hunger and want are found among millions of working people and the few, who make up the employing class, have all the good things of life.
Page 349 - Mesopotamian oilfields, •the British Government will place at the disposal of the French Government a share of 25 per cent. in such company. The price to be paid for such participation to be no more than that paid by any of the other participants to the said petroleum company.
Page 203 - That accurate and complete case records be written for all patients and filed in an accessible manner in the hospital...
Page 113 - ARTICLE 42. Germany is forbidden to maintain or construct any fortifications either on the left bank of the Rhine or on the right bank to the west of a line drawn 50 kilometres to the East of the Rhine.
Page 540 - The most important factor in getting the right spirit in my Administration, next to the insistence upon courage, honesty, and a genuine democracy of desire to serve the plain people was my insistence upon the theory that the executive power was limited only by specific restrictions and prohibitions appearing in the Constitution or imposed by the Congress under its Constitutional powers.
Page 72 - For I dipt into the future, far as human eye could see, Saw the Vision of the world, and all the wonder that would be; Saw the heavens fill with commerce, argosies of magic sails, Pilots of the purple twilight, dropping down with costly bales ; Heard the heavens fill with shouting, and there rain'da ghastly dew From the nations...

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