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" A million petty disputes build up the greatest cause of war the world has ever seen. If Germany were extinguished to-morrow, the day after to-morrow there is not an Englishman in the world who would not be the richer. Nations have fought for years over... "
Patriotism and Empire - Page 56
by John Mackinnon Robertson - 1899 - 208 pages
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England and Germany, 1740-1914

Bernadotte Everly Schmitt - 1918 - 524 pages
...German merchantmen from the seas, the organ of Tory chauvinism argued that "were Germany destroyed to-morrow there is not an Englishman in the world who would not be the richer," and proceeded to the conclusion expressed in the paraphrase Germania est delenda. 1 However intelligible...
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England and Germany, 1740-1914

Bernadotte Everly Schmitt - 1918 - 524 pages
...German merchantmen from the seas, the organ of Tory chauvinism argued that "were Germany destroyed to-morrow there is not an Englishman in the world who would not be the richer," and proceeded to the conclusion expressed in the paraphrase Germania est delenda. 1 However intelligible...
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The Method in the Madness: A Fresh Consideration of the Case Between Germany ...

Edwyn Robert Bevan - 1917 - 309 pages
...England's commercial rival, it appeals to England's “long history of successful aggression “; it says: “If Germany were extinguished to-morrow, the day...hundred and fifty million pounds of yearly commerce ?“ And it concludes: “Germaniam e¿e delendam.” The document which has served the Germans' turn...
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American World Policies

Walter Edward Weyl - 1917 - 307 pages
...tinned meat, from temperance to trade-gin, the German and the Englishman are struggling to be first. A million petty disputes build up the greatest cause...is not an Englishman in the world who would not be richer. Nations have fought for years over a city or a right of succession, must they not fight for...
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American World Policies

Walter Edward Weyl - 1917 - 307 pages
...tinned meat, from temperance to trade-gin, the German and the Englishman are struggling to be first. A million petty disputes build up the greatest cause...is not an Englishman in the world who would not be richer. Nations have fought for years over a city or a right of succession, must they not fight for...
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The Anglo-German Commercial and Colonial Rivalry as a Cause of the Great War ...

Oscar Albert Marti - 1917 - 83 pages
...tinned meat, from temperance to trade gin, the German and the Englishman is struggling to be first. A million petty disputes build up the greatest cause...has ever seen. If Germany were extinguished tomorrow there is not an Englishman in the world who would not be richer. Nations have fought for years over...
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The Economic Causes of Modern War: A Study of the Period: 1878-1918

John Bakeless - 1921 - 265 pages
...extract from the famous leader in the London Saturday Review of September 11, 1897, is extremely apropos: "A million petty disputes build up the greatest cause...fight for two hundred and fifty million pounds of commerce? . . . England has awakened to what is alike inevitable and her best hope of prosperity. 'Gennaniam...
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Cross Currents in Europe To-day

Charles Austin Beard - 1922 - 278 pages
...hotheaded writer in the Saturday Review voiced the sentiments of many Englishmen when he exclaimed: "A million petty disputes build up the greatest cause...has ever seen. If Germany were extinguished tomorrow there is not an Englishman in the world who would not be the richer. Nations have fought for years...
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McClure's Magazine ..., Volume 35

1910
...great power. An article in the Saturday Review for September ii, 1897, expressed these sentiments: "A million petty disputes build up the greatest cause...Englishman in the world who would not be the richer. Hamburg and Bremen, the Kiel Canal and the Baltic ports would lie under the guns of England waiting...
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McClure's Magazine, Volume 35

1910
...great power. An article in the Saturday Review for September 11, 1897, expressed these sentiments: "A million petty disputes build up the greatest cause...Englishman in the world who would not be the richer. . . . Hamburg and Bremen, the Kiel Canal and the Baltic ports would lie under the guns of England waiting...
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