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Page 166 - Any member bank may accept drafts or bills of exchange drawn upon it having not more than six months...
Page 5 - If Germany were extinguished tomorrow, the day after tomorrow there is not an Englishman in the world who would not be the richer. Nations have fought for years over a city or a right of succession; must they not fight for two hundred and fifty million pounds of yearly commerce...
Page 58 - To say, then, that either Great Britain or Germany is responsible for the present war, seems to involve a curiously shortsighted view of the situation. Both countries, nay, all the countries of the world, are subject to the sweep of these mighty forces over which they have but slight control, and by which they are one and all pushed on with an inevitable fatality.
Page 132 - The contracting powers recognize that hostilities between them must not commence without a previous and unequivocal warning, which shall take the form either of a declaration of war, giving reasons, or of an ultimatum with a conditional declaration of war.
Page 166 - First. To establish branches in foreign countries or dependencies or insular possessions of the United States for the furtherance of the foreign commerce of the United States, and to act if required to do so as fiscal agents of the United States.
Page 108 - ART. 25. All powers emanate from the people. They shall be exercised in the manner established by the Constitution. ART. 26. The legislative power shall be exercised collectively by the King, the House of Representatives and the Senate.
Page 43 - If I read history aright, the forces that are chiefly responsible for the conflicts of political groups are the economic conditions affecting the group growth.
Page 109 - The form of the oath shall also be determined by law. Art. 128. Every foreigner within the territory of Belgium shall enjoy protection of his person and property, except as otherwise established by law. Art. 129. No law, ordinance, or regulation of the general, provincial, or communal government shall be obligatory until after having been published in the manner prescribed by law.
Page 48 - The great wars of the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries, fought in order to control the sea and to expand the colonial ,empire, all had in view the development of the nascent industry on capitalist lines.
Page 58 - How bootless is it to attempt to estimate from the blue book or the white book or the yellow book which statesman or set of statesmen is responsible for the particular action that led to the declaration of war! If the war could have been averted now, it was bound to break out in the more or less immediate future. Germany like England, Austria like Russia, Italy like Servia, each was simply following the same law which is found in all life from the very beginnings of the individual cell — the law...