The New York Times Current History: The European war, Volume 3, Issue 1; Volume 5

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New York Times Company, 1915 - Europe

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Page 134 - To suffer woes which Hope thinks infinite; To forgive wrong darker than death or night: To defy Power, which seems omnipotent; To love, and bear ; to hope till Hope creates From its own wreck the thing it contemplates. This is alone Life, Joy, Empire, and Victory.
Page 240 - President Buchanan paid no attention to the views of his military experts. Washington said in his fifth annual address : " If we desire to avoid insult we must be able to repel it. If we desire to secure peace, it must be known that we are at all times ready for war.
Page 240 - great task remaining before us—that from these honored dead we take increased devotion to that cause for which they gave the last full measure of devotion—that we here highly resolve that these dead
Page 355 - of Satan— from morn To noon he fell, from noon to dewy eve, A Summer's day. and with the setting sun Dropt from the zenith, like a falling star. On Lemnos, the Aegean isle.
Page 237 - or concerns of government, the direction of war most peculiarly demands those qualities which distinguish the exercise of power by a single hand. The direction of war implies the direction of the common strength, and the power of directing and employing the common strength forms a usual and essential part in the definition of the executive authority.
Page 321 - as follows : All persons born in the United States and not subject to any foreign power, excluding Indians not taxed, are declared to be citizens of the United
Page 54 - speak openly—the wrong we thereby commit we will try to make good as soon as our military aims have been attained." The violation of Belgian neutrality was there-fore deliberate, although Germany had actually guaranteed that neutrality, and surely there has been nothing more despicably mean than the attempt to justify it ex
Page 332 - If hopes were dupes, fears may be liars ; It may be, in yon smoke concealed, Your comrades chase e'en now the fliers, And, but for you, possess the field ! Yes,
Page 269 - struggle for life " and " struggle for existence " in a metaphorical sense, and that, although there is necessarily a competition inevitably imposed by and following from the high rate at which all organic beings tend to increase, there is little or no
Page 237 - consonant to the precedents of the State Constitutions in general, that little need be said to explain or enforce it. Even those of them which have in other respects coupled the Chief Magistrate with a council have for the most part concentrated the military authority In him alone. Of all the

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