Patriotism and Peace: How to Teach Them in Schools

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International School of Peace, 1910 - Patriotism - 32 pages
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Page 2 - Were half the power that fills the world with terror, Were half the wealth bestowed on camps and courts, Given to redeem the human mind from error, There were no need of arsenals or forts: The warrior's name would be a name abhorred!
Page 29 - The blue arch above us is liberty's dome, The green fields beneath us, equality's home. But the schoolroom to-day is humanity's friend, — Let the people the flag and the schoolhouse defend. 'Tis the schoolhouse stands by the flag...
Page 29 - Tis the school-bell that rings for our Liberty old, Tis the school-boy whose ballot shall rule. The blue arch above us is Liberty's dome, The green fields beneath us Equality's home, But the school-room to-day is Humanity's friend — Let the people the flag and the school-house defend. Tis the school-house that stands by the flag, Let the nation stand by the school ; 'Tis the school-bell that ring for our Liberty old, Bardell V.
Page 27 - Decoration. They've hung a big Old Glory on a rope across the street, And just to see it flutter puts a tickle in my feet, And sends a crinkle up my back and down into each arm — It makes me hear the bugle call and feel war's awful charm: I hear the fife notes shrilling and the throbbing of the drum; I hear the yell of battle...
Page 22 - ... years and a half an English army of 250,000 men. The Tsar felt that something should be done and issued a letter in August of that year that amazed all Europe. He asked the twenty-six nations that had ambassadors at his court to send delegates to a peace conference. He showed how the increased cost of armaments was "bringing about the very cataclysm they were designed to avert.
Page 30 - Justice shall dwell in the wilderness, And righteousness shall abide in the fruitful field; And the work of righteousness shall be peace, And the effect of righteousness, quietness and confidence forever. And God shall judge between the nations, And arbitrate for many peoples; He shall make their officers peace, and their rulers righteousness; And they shall beat their swords into plowshares, And their spears into pruning hooks ; Nation shall not lift up sword against nation, Neither shall they learn...
Page 2 - If a thousandth part of -what has been expended in war and preparing its mighty engines had been devoted to the development of reason and the diffusion of Christian principles^ nothing 'would have been known for centuries past of its terrors^ its sufferings^ its impoverishment ^ and its demoralization , but what was learned from history.
Page 29 - FLAG Ye who love the republic, remember the claim Ye owe to her fortunes, ye owe to her name, To her years of prosperity past and In store, A hundred behind you, a thousand before.
Page 7 - ... should be accompanied by a letter giving the writer's name, school, and home address, and sent to Mrs. Fannie Fern Andrews', Secretary American School Peace League, 405 Marlborough Street, Boston, Mass., not later than March 1, 1911.
Page 29 - HOW lovely are the messengers that preach us the Gospel of peace ! To all the nations is gone forth the sound of their words ; throughout all the lands their glad tidings.

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