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Page 155 - civilized nation, and in the Western Hemisphere the adherence of the United States to the Monroe Doctrine may force the United States, however reluctantly, in flagrant cases of such wrongdoing or impotence, to the exercise of an international police power." The situation in Nicaragua, already desperate and rapidly growing worse, has reached the point vigorously characterized in the preceding words.
Page 502 - railroad bill which provides that " the burden of proof to show that the increased rate, or proposed increased rate, isjusl and reasonable shall be upon the common carrier." If the Interstate Commerce Commission could possibly have the remotest idea what "a just and reasonable
Page 159 - arrangements have been exchanged between Japan and Russia. Article III. In case that any event arises of a nature to menace the status quo above mentioned the two high contracting parties shall in each case enter into communication with each other, in order to arrive at an understanding as to the measures they may judge it necessary to take for the maintenance of the said status quo.
Page 694 - for it? It is impossible to forget that inimitable confidence of his: "Sentimentally I am disposed to harmony; but organically I am incapable of a tune.
Page 591 - raise the standard of public opinion and parental responsibility with respect to the employment of children. To assist in protecting children by suitable legislation against premature or otherwise injurious employment, and thus to aid in securing for them an opportunity for elementary education and physical development sufficient for the demands of citizenship and the
Page 159 - the connecting service of the said railways and to abstain from all competition prejudicial to the realization of this object. Despite the war of five years ago, the political status of Manchuria has not been changed. While it nominally belongs
Page 464 - a means to a still higher purpose, namely that of human happiness. The answer to that question James gave for himself when he declared that, "in this real world of sweat and dirt, it seems to me that when a view of things is 'noble' (in the bad sense of being inapt for humble service), that ought to count as a presumption against its truth.
Page 456 - as specimens, there were less than 300. Kermit's bag was 216, including three sable antelope, killed on the coast—and they were gone eleven months. Mr. Roosevelt says: "We did not kill a tenth or a hundredth part of what we might have killed had we been willing.
Page 464 - of the reformer which prompted him to exclaim while championing an unpopular cause: "The Lord of life is with us, and we cannot permanently fail." For the author of "The Will to Believe" and "Varieties of Religious Experience" was one of the rare few who had fully realized, both that doubt and faith are equally essential to