The New York Times Current History: The European war, Volume 2; Volume 4

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Page 805 - there is such a thing as a man being too proud to fight ; there is such a thing as a nation being so right that it does not need to convince others by force that It is right
Page 668 - tribunal for hearing and Judgment, both upon the merits and upon any issue as to its jurisdiction of the question. 2. All other questions arising between the signatories and not settled by negotiation shall be submitted to a Council of Conciliation for hearing, consideration, and recommendation.
Page 818 - Government will not expect the Government of the United States to omit any word or any act necessary to the performance of its sacred duty of maintaining the rights of the United States and its citizens and of safeguarding their free exercise and enjoyment.
Page 830 - A neutral power is not bound to prevent the export or transit, for the use of either belligerent, of arms, ammunitions or, in general, of anything which could be of use to an army or fleet.
Page 1065 - where experience has shown the necessity for such change for the protection of the rights of that power." This case arises for the United States Government by the mere fact that Austria-Hungary as well as Germany are cut off from any commercial intercourse with the United States without the existence of a
Page 818 - wherever their legitimate business calls them upon the high seas, and exercise those rights in what should be the well justified confidence that their lives will not be endangered by acts done in clear violation of universally acknowledged international obligations, and certainly in the confidence that their own Government will sustain them in the exercise of their rights.
Page 1060 - unable to admit that a belligerent violates any fundamental principle of international law by applying a blockade in such a way as to cut off the enemy's commerce with foreign countries through neutral ports, " if the circumstances render such an application of the principles of blockade the only means of making it effective.
Page 1054 - I believe that a direct understanding is possible and desirable between your Government and Vienna, an understanding which, as I have already telegraphed you, my Government endeavors to aid with all possible effort. Naturally, military measures by Russia, which might be construed as a menace by Austria-Hungary, would accelerate a calamity.
Page 1068 - with the refusal of this Government to allow delivery of supplies to vessels of war on the high seas; (3) That "according to all authorities on international law, who concern themselves more properly with the question," exportation should be prevented " when this traffic assumes such a form of such dimensions that the neutrality of
Page 648 - In view of these assurances formally given to this Government, it is confidently expected that the extensive powers conferred by the Order in Council on the executive officers of the Crown will be restricted by " orders issued by the Government " directing the exercise of their discretionary powers in such a manner

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