The Forum, Volume 71

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Forum Publishing Company, 1924

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Página 328 - I would make great sacrifices to preserve peace. I conceive that nothing would justify a disturbance of international good will except questions of the gravest national moment. But if a situation were to be forced upon us in which peace could only be preserved by the surrender of the great and beneficent position Britain has won by centuries of heroism and achievement — by allowing Britain to be treated, where her interests are vitally affected, as if she were of no account in the cabinet of nations...
Página 169 - The man that hath no music in himself, Nor is not moved with concord of sweet sounds, Is fit for treasons, stratagems and spoils; The motions of his spirit are dull as night And his affections dark as Erebus: Let no such man be trusted.
Página 42 - But yesterday the word of Caesar might Have stood against the world : now lies he there, And none so poor to do him reverence.
Página 199 - I call therefore a complete and generous education, that which fits a man to perform justly, skilfully, and magnanimously all the offices, both private and public, of peace and war.
Página 207 - Transportation cannot prosper if manufactures decline. The general welfare cannot be provided for in any one act, but it is well to remember that the benefit of one is the benefit of all, and the neglect of one is the neglect of all.
Página 174 - He is the only living being that has found and recognizes an indubitable, tangible, unexceptionable and definite god. He knows to what to devote the best part of himself. He knows to whom above him to give himself. He has not to seek for a perfect, superior and infinite power in the darkness, amid successive lies, hypotheses and dreams. That power is there, before him, and...
Página 175 - Kaiser's race we deem'd the same — No lineage higher. And so he bore the imperial name. But ah, his sire ! Soon, soon the days conviction bring. The collie hair, the collie swing, The tail's indomitable ring, The eye's unrest — The case was clear ; a mongrel thing Kai stood confest. But all those virtues, which commend The humbler sort who serve and tend, Were thine in store, thou faithful friend.
Página 186 - If, under the provisions of this section, any carrier receives for any year a net railway operating income in excess of 6 per centum of the value of the railway property held for and used by it in the service of transportation...
Página 17 - May, 1923, there shall take place a compulsory exchange of Turkish nationals of the Greek Orthodox religion established in Turkish territory, and of Greek nationals of the Moslem religion established in Greek territory.
Página 249 - ... soldiers in the islands over what it would be to maintain the same number of soldiers in the United States. This has been figured out and roughly stated amounts to about $250 a man or $3,000,000, together with the maintenance of 4,000 Philippine Scouts at a cost of $500 a man, or in all $2,000,000, which makes a total annual expenditure of $5,000,000. The United States at present contributes something, perhaps $200,000, to the expense of the coast survey of the islands. With this exception, there...

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