The World's Work, Volume 39

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Doubleday, Page & Company, 1920
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Page 331 - On my honor I will do my best: 1. To do my duty to God and my country, and to obey the Scout law. 2. To help other people at all times. 3. To keep myself physically strong, mentally awake, and morally straight.
Page 200 - The payment to the employed of a wage adequate to maintain a reasonable standard of life as this is understood in their time and country. Fourth : The adoption of an eight hours...
Page 199 - Extension and application of the International Conventions adopted at Berne in 1906 on the prohibition of night work for women employed in industry and the prohibition of the use of white phosphorus in the manufacture of matches.
Page 349 - ... feel intensely the importance of his own duties and the significance of the situations that call these forth. But this feeling is in each of us a vital secret, for sympathy with which we vainly look to others. The others are too much absorbed in their own vital secrets to take an interest in ours. Hence the stupidity and injustice of our opinions, so far as they deal with the significance of alien lives. Hence the falsity of our judgments, so far as they presume to decide in an absolute way on...
Page 542 - In making such determination it shall give due consideration, among other things, to the transportation needs of the country and the necessity (under honest, efficient and economical management of existing transportation facilities) of enlarging such facilities in order to provide the people of the United States with adequate transportation...
Page 229 - Beginning or setting on foot or providing or preparing the means for any military expedition or enterprise to be carried on from the territory or jurisdiction of the United States against the territories or dominions of either of the said belligerents.
Page 131 - Jesus to the rich young man, to sell all he had and give the proceeds to the poor...
Page 377 - Do the day's work. If it be to protect the rights of the weak, whoever objects, do it. If it be to help a powerful corporation better to serve the people, whatever the opposition, do that. Expect to be called a stand-patter, but don't be a stand-patter. Expect to be called a demagogue, but don't be a demagogue. Don't hesitate to be as revolutionary as science. Don't hesitate to be as reactionary as the multiplication table. Don't expect to build up the weak by pulling down the strong.
Page 455 - If you have approved of my leadership and wish me to continue to be your unembarrassed spokesman in affairs at home and abroad, I earnestly beg that you will express yourselves unmistakably to that effect by returning a Democratic majority to both the Senate and the House of Representatives.
Page 200 - ... to the employed of a wage adequate to maintain a reasonable standard of life as this is understood in their time and country. Fourth The adoption of an eight hours day or a forty-eight hours week as the standard to be aimed at where it has not already been attained.

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