The Nineteenth Century and After, Bind 80,Del 2

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Leonard Scott Publishing Company, 1916

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Side 1256 - Vanitatum ! which of us is happy in this world ? Which of us has his desire? or, having it, is satisfied ? — come, children, let us shut up the box and the puppets, for our play is played out.
Side 1170 - Several of these have openly violated the neutrality of Belgium by flying over the territory of that country; one has attempted to destroy buildings near Wesel; others have been seen in the district of the Eifel, one has thrown bombs on the railway near Carlsruhe and Nuremberg. "I am instructed, and I have the honour to inform your Excellency, that in the presence of these acts of aggression the German Empire considers itself in a state of war with France in consequence of the acts of this latter...
Side 1206 - There is then creative reading as well as creative writing. When the mind is braced by labor and invention, the page of whatever book we read becomes luminous with manifold allusion. Every sentence is doubly significant, and the sense of our author is as broad as the world.
Side 1163 - ... the two High Contracting Parties, one of the two Empires be attacked by Russia...
Side 1286 - I was occasionally troubled with a fit of narrowness." " Why, Sir, (said hej so am I. But I do not tell it." He has now and then borrowed a shilling of me ; and when I asked him for it again, seemed to be rather out of humour. A droll little circumstance once...
Side 854 - I protested strongly against that statement, and said that, in the same way as he and Herr von Jagow wished me to understand that for strategical reasons it was a matter of life and death...
Side 1163 - Parties, and only be communicated to a third Power upon a joint understanding between the two Parties, and according to the terms of a special Agreement. The two High Contracting Parties venture to hope, after the sentiments expressed by the Emperor...
Side 1205 - The light which we have gained was given us, not to be ever staring on, but by it to discover onward things more remote from our knowledge.
Side 854 - Jagow wished me to understand that for strategical reasons it was a matter of life and death to Germany to advance through Belgium and violate the latter's neutrality, so I would wish him to understand that it was, so to speak, a matter of "life and death" for the honour of Great Britain that she should keep her solemn engagement to do her utmost to defend Belgium's neutrality if attacked. That solemn compact simply had to be kept, or what confidence could any one have in engagements given by Great...
Side 788 - There are citizens of the United States, I blush to admit, born under other flags, but welcomed under our generous naturalization laws to the full freedom and opportunity of America, who have poured the poison of disloyalty into the very arteries of our national life; who have sought to bring the authority and good name of our Government into contempt, to destroy our industries wherever they thought it effective for their vindictive purposes to strike at them, and to debase our politics to the uses...

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