Elihu Burritt: An Apostle of International Brotherhood

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éditeur non identifié, 1907 - Internationalists - 26 pages
 

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Page 14 - ... any army or navy, or to yield any voluntary support or sanction to the preparation for or prosecution of any war, by whomsoever, or for whatsoever proposed, declared, or waged. And I do hereby associate myself with all persons of whatever country, condition, or colour, who have signed, or shall hereafter sign this Pledge in a LEAGUE OF UNIVERSAL...
Page 14 - LEAGUE OF UNIVERSAL BROTHERHOOD;' whose object shall be to employ all legitimate and moral means for the abolition of all war, and all the spirit, and all the manifestations of war, throughout the world ; for the abolition of all restrictions upon international correspondence and friendly intercourse, and of whatever else tends to make enemies of nations, or prevents their fusion into one peaceful brotherhood ; for the abolition of all institutions and customs which do not recognise and respect the...
Page 14 - ... throughout the world; for the abolition of all restrictions upon international correspondence and friendly intercourse, and of whatever else tends to make enemies of nations, or prevents their fusion into one peaceful brotherhood ; — for the abolition of all institutions and customs which do not recognize and respect the image of God, and a human brother in every man, of whatever clime, colour, or condition of humanity...
Page 20 - Petitions, numerously signed, have been addressed to the legislative assemblies of different states, asking them to induce the federal government at Washington to propose to the other governments of the civilized world the convocation of a Congress of Nations, for the purpose of establishing a welldefined code of international law, and a high court of adjudication, to interpret and apply it, in the settlement of all international disputes, which cannot be satisfactorily arranged by negotiation.
Page 2 - God hath made of one blood all nations of men, for to dwell on the face of the earth' is not a Greek apothegm, though uttered in the midst of Athens. It is neither a maxim of human wisdom, nor a new-coined motto of human democracy. It is a great, everlasting and capital verity of divine revelation, which shall outlive the existence and memory of all unfriendly nationalities.
Page 26 - I bequeath to this my native town the undying affection of a son who held its esteem and special tokens of consideration above all the honors which he received elsewhere.
Page 24 - During the summer he wrote most of his editorials, in his shirt-sleeves, on the head of a lime cask in his barn, pen and hoe alternating through the day.
Page 28 - ... great promised result of the Christian Dispensation, this meeting rejoices that he is now about to enjoy in his native land and amongst his early friends some relaxation from his...
Page 24 - Fourth of July, and wrote about twenty letters in his barn the same day, his farm being nearly a mile from the village.
Page 28 - AT A MEETING of the FRIENDS OF PEACE held in the LEAGUE ROOMS, MANCHESTER October sth 1849 It was moved by John Bright Esqr., MP Seconded by Sir Elkanah Armitage Knt.

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