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" We despise a nation just as we despise a man who submits to insult. What is true of a man ought to be true of a nation."* " We must play a great part in the world, and especially . . . perform those deeds of blood, of valour, which above everything else... "
The Great Illusion: A Study of the Relation of Military Power to National ... - Page 58
by Sir Norman Angell - 1913 - 416 pages
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History Teacher's Magazine, Volume 8

1917
...American admirals, Fiske and Luce, say that war is an ordinance of God. Theodore Roosevelt says, " We must play a great part in the world, and especially perform those deeds of blood and valor, which above everything else bring national renown." (" Strenuous Life.") Such, in brief,...
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The Great Illusion: A Study of the Relation of Military Power in Nations to ...

Norman Angell - 1910 - 388 pages
...similar views in more definite form see Ratzenhofer's Die sociologische Erkentniss, 1898, pages 233, 234. We despise a nation just as we despise a man who submits...a man ought to be true of a nation.' We must play agreat part in the world andespecially . . . perform those deeds of blood, of valour, which above everything...
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Swords and Ploughshares: Or, The Supplanting of the System of War by the ...

Lucia True Ames Mead - 1912 - 249 pages
...responsible for the increase of militarism in the United States, expounded his philosophy as follows : We must play a great part in the world, and especially perform those deeds of blood and valour which above everything else bring national renown. The navy and army are the sword and shield...
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God and War: An Exposition of the Principles Underlying Creative Peace

Daniel Roy Freeman - 1915 - 134 pages
...amongst mankind and to be exempt from our scorn. Again Mr. Roosevelt exhorted Americans in the words, "We must play a great part in the world, and especially...which, above everything else bring national renown. " His doctrine is summed up in the affirmation, "By war alone can we acquire those virile qualities...
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America and the New World-state: A Plea for American Leadership in ...

Norman Angell - 1915 - 305 pages
...peace. * Ex-President Roosevelt, too, holds this ideal out to us as the highest national ambition : We must play a great part in the world, and especially . . . perform those deeds of blood, of valour, which above everything else bring national renown.* I shall show in the two following chapters...
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America and the New World-state: A Plea for American Leadership in ...

Sir Norman Angell - 1915 - 305 pages
..."strenuous life," according to which, unless we fight frequently, we shall die from "ignoble ease." We must play a great part in the world, and especially . . . perform those deeds of blood and valour which above everything else bring national renown. . . . Our army and navy have never been...
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God and War: An Exposition of the Principles Underlying Creative Peace

Daniel Roy Freeman - 1915 - 134 pages
...men, not only willing but anxious to fight." In Stationers' Hall, in London, on June 6, 1910, he said, "We despise a nation, just as we despise a man, who submits to insult." He did not say whether or not Jesus, submitting to the insults of the Roman soldiers, was an exception...
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Nationalism, War and Society: A Study of Nationalism and Its Concomitant ...

Edward Benjamin Krehbiel - 1916 - 276 pages
...conquer the world,' will doubtless be fulfilled in time." Luce: North American Review, 153, p. 675. "We must play a great part in the world, and especially . . . perform those deeds of blood, of valour, which above everything else bring national renown." Roosevelt: The Strenuous Life. Cited...
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Ecclesiastes: Or, The Confessions of an Adventurous Soul : a Practical ...

Minos Devine - 1916 - 237 pages
...compete with an explosive. This idea of wisdom, according to Ecclesiastes, is frankly repudiated. ' ' We despise a nation, just as we despise a man, who submits to insult (says ex-President Roosevelt).1 By war alone can we acquire those virile qualities necessary to win...
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Theories Worth Having: And Other Papers

Francis Edgar Stanley - 1919 - 212 pages
...necessary to win in the stern strife of actual life." At another time he says: "We despise a nation as we despise a man who submits to insult. What is true of a man ought to be true of a nation." The indefiniteness of such a philosophy is somewhat perplexing. We are left completely in the dark...
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