Intimate Pages of Mexican History

Front Cover
George H. Doran Company, 1920 - 351 pages
 

What people are saying - Write a review

We haven't found any reviews in the usual places.

Other editions - View all

Common terms and phrases

Popular passages

Page 307 - We have gone down to Mexico to serve mankind if we can find out the way. We do not want to fight the Mexicans. We want to serve the Mexicans if we can, because we know how we would like to be free, and how we would like to be served if there were friends standing by in such case ready to serve us.
Page 124 - Now, the right of revolution is an inherent one. When people are oppressed by their government, it is a natural right they enjoy to relieve themselves of the oppression, if they are strong enough, either by withdrawal from it, or by overthrowing it and substituting a government more acceptable.
Page 349 - Christian soul, from this world, in the name of God the Father Almighty, who created thee; in the name of Jesus Christ, the son of the living God, who suffered for thee; in the name of the Holy Ghost, who has been poured out upon thee...
Page 340 - March 26, 1913, 2 shall subsist until the complete triumph of the revolution, and, therefore, Citizen Venustiano Carranza shall continue in his post as first chief of the constitutionalist revolution and as depository of the executive power of the nation, until the enemy is overpowered and peace is restored.
Page 180 - ... Royal Government has found itself obliged to address on Thursday, the 23rd instant, through the Imperial and Royal Minister at Belgrade, the following note to the Royal Government of Servia. (See instructions to the Imperial and Royal Ministry at Belgrade of July 22, 1914.) I have the honor to request you to bring the contents of this note to the attention of the government to which you are accredited, accompanying this communication with the following comment: On the 31st of March, 1909, the...
Page 247 - What is it that hath been ? the same thing that shall be. What is it that hath been done ? the same that shall be done. Nothing under the sun is new, neither is any man able to say : Behold, this is new : for it hath already gone before, in the ages that were before us.
Page 149 - And out of a fabulous story We fashion an empire's glory: One man with a dream, at pleasure, Shall go forth and conquer a crown; And three with a new song's measure Can trample a kingdom down.
Page 218 - Little by little he has been completely isolated. By a little every day his power and prestige are crumbling, and 222 the collapse is not far away. We shall not, I believe, be obliged to alter our policy of watchful waiting.
Page 301 - Hoover back in 1950 tellingly pointed this out before a Subcommittee of the Committee on Foreign Relations of the United States Senate.
Page 101 - Therefore, respecting, as I have always respected the will of the people and in...

Bibliographic information