The Conflict of Colour: The Threatened Upheaval Throughout the World

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Macmillan, 1910 - Race relations - 341 pages
 

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Page 114 - the maintenance of the independence and the territorial integrity of the Empire of China and the Empire of Korea — the main argument is directed to assuring each signatory that war directed against either signatory by
Page 189 - never young, and never old, they bear the seeds of their own life; they flow on in a perennial and undying stream; they are essentially cumulative, and, giving birth, to the additions which they subsequently receive, they thus influence the most distant posterity, and after the lapse of centuries produce more effect than they were able to do even at the moment of their promulgation.
Page 203 - of rural or sub-divisional boards, the members of district boards, and the members of municipal corporations, to return to it such candidates as they desired, a definite number being allotted to each electorate. Out of those offering themselves and obtaining votes, the 75 Hindus who obtained the majority of votes should be declared members of the college, and the 25
Page 67 - These remarks, always true, are doubly so now since the introduction of steam. The renewal of coal is a want more frequent, more urgent, more peremptory, than any known to the sailing-ship. It is vain to look for energetic
Page 54 - purely maritime Power finally, treaties of commerce with France and Spain, and the concession of the monopoly of the slave trade with Spanish America, known as the Asiento, which Spain had given to France in 1701.
Page 237 - Later in the century— to be precise, in 1768, 1787, and 1798 — it was three times estimated at 100,000 slaves per annum, British ships carrying a proportion varying from 40 per cent, to 60 per cent, of the total. The West Coast of Africa, though geographically a
Page 232 - belongs to nothing but a subject race. He has no architecture of his own, no art, no history, no real religion, unless animism be a religion. His hands have reared no enduring monuments, save when they have been forcibly directed by the energies of other races. The black man — the negro — is
Page 233 - contributed their ordered quota in this sum total; all have had, and will continue to have, a profound influence on the world's progress. Not so the black man. He is the child of nature — the one untutored man who was a
Page 203 - This electoral college should be obtained by calling upon the various electorates, which might be substantial landowners paying not less than a fixed amount of land revenue,
Page 297 - wholesale massacres. The world is becoming too fibreless, too weak, and too good to contemplate or to carry out great changes which imply lamentable suffering. It trusts more and more to experience; less and less to insight and will.

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