The Nation at War

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George H. Doran, 1918 - World War, 1914-1918 - 273 pages
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Page 211 - There is some soul of goodness in things evil, Would men observingly distil it out...
Page 201 - In Flanders fields the poppies blow Between the crosses, row on row, That mark our place; and in the sky The larks, still bravely singing, fly Scarce heard amid the guns below. We are the Dead. Short days ago We lived, felt dawn, saw sunset glow, Loved and were loved, and now we lie In Flanders fields.
Page 29 - Stand with anybody that stands right. Stand with him while he is right, and part with him when he goes wrong.
Page 56 - I will support and defend the Constitution of the United States against all enemies, ˇforeign and domestic; that I will bear true faith and allegiance to the same; that I take this obligation freely, without any mental reservation or purpose of evasion; and that I will well and faithfully discharge the duties of the office on which I am about to enter. SO HELP ME GOD.
Page 165 - Party wants that aim and purpose, as set forth in the preceding pages, with all its might. It calls for more warmth in politics, for much less apathetic acquiescence in the miseries that exist, for none of the cynicism that saps the life of leisure. On the other hand, the Labour Party has no belief in any of the problems of the world being solved by good will alone. Good will without knowledge is warmth without light.
Page 114 - You are instructed to inform the President of Mexico of the above in the greatest confidence as soon as it is certain that there will be an outbreak of war with the United States, and suggest that the President of Mexico, on his own initiative, should communicate with Japan suggesting adherence at once to this plan; at the same time, offer to mediate between Germany and Japan. Please call to the attention of the President of Mexico that the employment of ruthless submarine warfare now promises to...
Page 72 - Well, boom if you want," said Tom Roll, " but do you all remember what the governor of North Carolina said to the governor of South Carolina?" " It is quite a long time between drinks," remarked Joe, rising, " but I did n't want to interrupt Ace.
Page 202 - If ye break faith with us who die We shall not sleep, though poppies grow In Flanders fields.
Page 196 - It was only a little river, almost a brook; it was called the Yser. One could talk from one side to the other without raising one's voice, and the birds could fly over it with one sweep of their wings. And on the two banks there were millions of men, the one turned toward the other, eye to eye. But the distance which separated them was greater than the stars in the sky; it was the distance which separates right from injustice.

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