The Higher Patriotism, by John Grier Hibben

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C. Scribner, 1915 - Patriotism - 72 pages
 

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Page 54 - And he said, If the Syrians be too strong for me, then thou shalt help me: but if the children of Ammon be too strong for thee, then I will come and help thee. Be of good courage, and let us play the men for our people, and for the cities of our God : and the LORD do that which seemeth him good.
Page 57 - Moab hath been at ease from his youth, and he hath settled on his lees, and hath not been emptied from vessel to vessel, neither hath he gone into captivity: therefore his taste remained in him, and his scent is not changed.
Page 33 - Let us teach our youth that righteousness exalteth a nation, and that sin is a reproach to any people...
Page 54 - And the children of Ammon came out, and put the battle in array at the entering in of the gate: and the Syrians of Zoba, and of Rehob, and Ish-tob, and Maacah, were by themselves in the field.
Page 54 - Be of good courage, and let us play the men for our people and for the cities of our God ; and the Lord do that which seemeth him good.
Page 54 - Abishai his brother, and they set themselves in array against the children of Ammon. 12 And he said, If the Syrians be too strong for me, then thou shalt help me : but if the children of Ammon be too strong for thee, then I will help thee.
Page 65 - Future generations cannot be allowed to read the decline of the British Empire and attribute it to us. We live our little lives and die. To some are given chances of proving themselves men, and to others no chance comes. Whatever our individual faults...
Page 67 - A glorious company, the flower of men, To serve as model for the mighty world, And be the fair beginning of a time.
Page 39 - If we sacrifice them in order to secure peace, the peace thus sought and dearly bought becomes for us the veriest torment of a living hell. We dare not trade honor for peace, we dare not betray duty in order that we may bargain for peace. We dare not indulge ourselves in the enjoyment of the blessings of peace, while we turn deaf ears to the cry of distress, or to the summons of a righteous cause.
Page 29 - ... services the greatest oil-refining section in the world, processing over 700,000 barrels of crude oil per day. Too, I offer no apology for the nature of our tonnage, since it is no doubt the No. 1 item in the Nation's entire economic structure and by far the most important product for transportation in times of peace as well as in times of war. It is not the purpose or the intention of this witness to appear as an alarmist, and it is my sincere hope, wish, and prayer that we may not become involved...

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