The Moral Damage of War (Google eBook)

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For the International Union, Ginn & Company, 1906 - War - 462 pages
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Page 444 - Hell from beneath is moved for thee to meet thee at thy coming: it stirreth up the dead for thee, even all the chief ones of the earth; it hath raised up from their thrones all the kings of the nations. All they shall speak and say unto thee, Art thou also become weak as we? Art thou become like unto us?
Page 170 - of the French, ' there are successively selected, during the French war, ' say thirty able-bodied men : Dumdrudge, at her own ' expense, has suckled and nursed them : she has, not ' without difficulty and sorrow, fed them up to manhood...
Page 444 - They that see thee shall narrowly look upon thee, and consider thee, saying, Is this the man that made the earth to tremble, that did shake kingdoms; That made the world as a wilderness, and destroyed the cities thereof; That opened not the house of his prisoners?
Page xiii - I say no man has ever yet been half devout enough, None has ever yet adored or worship'd half enough, None has begun to think how divine he himself is, and how certain the future is. I say that the real and permanent grandeur...
Page 361 - For the stone shall cry out of the wall, and the beam out of the timber shall answer it.
Page 40 - Sometimes one prince quarrels with another, for fear the other should quarrel with him. Sometimes a war is entered upon, because the enemy is too strong, and sometimes because he is too weak. Sometimes our...
Page 412 - I found Him in the shining of the stars, I mark'd Him in the flowering of His fields, But in His ways with men I find Him not.
Page 249 - Ye are the salt of the earth : but if the salt have lost his savour, wherewith shall it be salted ? it is thenceforth good for nothing, but to be cast out, and to be trodden under foot of men.
Page 143 - All that the mind would shrink from of excesses; All that the body perpetrates of bad; All that we read, hear, dream, of man's distresses; All that the devil would do if run stark mad; All that defies the worst which pen expresses; All by which hell is peopled, or as sad As helló mere mortals who their power abuseó Was here (as heretofore and since) let loose.
Page 2 - But I say unto you, Love your enemies, bless them that curse you, do good to them that hate you, and pray for them which despitefully use you, and persecute you; that ye may be the children of your Father which is in heaven : for he maketh his sun to rise on the 'evil and on the good, and sendeth rain on the just and on the unjust.

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