The Century, Volume 97 (Google eBook)

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Century Company, 1919
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Page 168 - It shall never be inhabited, neither shall it be dwelt in from generation to generation: neither shall the Arabian pitch tent there; neither shall the shepherds make their fold there. But wild beasts of the desert shall lie there; and their houses shall be full of doleful creatures; and owls shall dwell there, and satyrs shall dance there.
Page 770 - Five great intellectual professions, relating to daily necessities of life, have hitherto existed — three exist necessarily, in every civilized nation: The Soldier's profession is to defend it. The Pastor's, to teach it. The Physician's, to keep it in health. The Lawyer's, to enforce justice in it. The Merchant's, to provide for it. And the duty of all these men is, oa due occasion, to die for it. "On due occasion," namely: The Soldier, rather than leave his post in battle.
Page 503 - Let the Turks now carry away their abuses in the only possible manner, namely, by carrying off themselves. Their Zaptiehs and their Mudirs, their Bimbashis and their Yuzbachis, their Kaimakams and their Pashas one and all, bag and baggage, shall, I hope, clear out from the province they have desolated and profaned.
Page 138 - The Allies decide to take the necessary steps without delay to render themselves independent of the enemy countries in so far as regards the raw materials and manufactured articles essential to the normal development of their economic activities.
Page 212 - All French territory should be freed and the invaded portions restored, and the wrong done to France by Prussia in 1871 in the matter of Alsace-Lorraine, which has unsettled the peace of the world for nearly fifty years, should be righted, in order that peace may once more be made secure in the interest of all.
Page 155 - Therefore shall evil come upon thee ; thou shalt not know from whence it riseth : and mischief shall fall upon thee ; thou shalt not be able to put it off: and desolation shall come upon thee suddenly, which thou shalt not know.
Page 399 - The tumult and the shouting dies; The Captains and the Kings depart: Still stands Thine ancient sacrifice, An humble and a contrite heart. Lord God of Hosts, be with us yet, Lest we forget— lest we forget!
Page 790 - The Navy of the United States should ultimately be equal to the most powerful maintained by any other nation of the world. It should he gradually increased to this point by such a rate of development year by year, as may be permitted by the facilities of the country, but the limit above defined should be attained not later than 1925.
Page 778 - History shows that great economic and social forces flow like a tide over communities only half conscious of that which is befalling them. Wise statesmen...

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