Cover of Fighting For Peace

Fighting For Peace

Auhtor: Henry Van Dyke

Language: english
Published: 1917

Genres:

war
Downloads: 376
eBook size: 403Kb

Review by C. F. Hill, June 2010


Rating: (*****)
Copyright: Public Domain in the U.S.
Please check the copyright status in your country.

Summary of the Book 'Fighting For Peace':

Henry Jackson van Dyke (10 November 1852 ? 10 April 1933 aged 80) was an American author educator and clergyman.

Excerpts from the Book 'Fighting For Peace':


... Germany had hitherto prevented the attainment. A third International Peace Conference was necessary to secure and carry on the work of the first two. ...
... and made a short speech in English, according to the regulations. The Queen, accepting the letter, made a brief friendly reply in French, which is ...
... flame-lust is smothered in the hearts of those who kindled and spread the great fire in Europe. III. I must get back from this expression of my present ...
... But Verdun, though near by, was not the second. From this little journey I went home to The Hague with the clear conviction that one nation in Europe ...
... Think.. Pardon, Highly Exalted, said Schmuck, I was trying to think. The first justification that occurs to me is the plea of necessity-biological ...
... and the place could hold no more, she flounced out of the room in high dudgeon. There was a lady of a different type who came to say, very modestly, ...
... deeply (and ventured to express my feeling) that the United States could, and ought to, protest against this clear violation of the law of nations-this ...
... the closed shops, the house-fronts shattered by shells, the great cathedral standing in the moonlight, unharmed as far as we could see, except for one ...
... for their liberty. They believed that it would come. They were not conquered yet. Here I must break off my story for a month. It has not been well ...
... document. On July 25, 1914, the German Ambassador at Petrograd handed an official note verbale to the Russian Minister for Foreign Affairs ...
... On July 25, 1914, the Russian Government was officially informed that: Germany as the ally of Austria naturally supports the claims made by the ...
... here. Who shall repair it.. All the world, cried the Burglar eagerly everybody will help-especially your big neighbor across the lake. He is ...
... but against the things which in our judgment were essential to the welfare of mankind and to the existence of honorable and decent relations among the ...
... the library for a conversation which you will admit had its delicate points. He began by saying that he supposed I had seen the newspaper accounts of ...
... to the bottom of the crime and to demand justice. He got there, but he found no justice in that shop. The German navy is very systematic, keeps accurate ...
... powerful, better able to champion those rights not only for herself but also for others. She would not have to pay such an instant, awful, crushing ...
... Warren, Sir Robertson Nicoll, Sir William Osler-were lovers of peace, tried and well-known. All were of one mind in holding that Britain's faith ...
... position of the herlands Government, in the midst of the present war, and will not urge nor even ask it to do anything which it does not judge to ...
... which it has stirred us very deeply to learn of, but the ships and people of other neutral and friendly nations have been sunk and overwhelmed in ...
... frank, thorough, and confidential it is-the better. The Allies, as President Wilson said in the address already quoted (January 22, 1917), have stated ...