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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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The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 115

1915
...literature against Germany? Here is a specimen from one of our most prominent and intellectual journals: 'If Germany were extinguished tomorrow, the day after...hundred and fifty million pounds of yearly commerce?' 1 Policy, playing on ignorance, that is the origin of wars. But why the policy? What is it aiming...
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The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 115

1915
...Here is a specimen from one of aost prominent and intellectual ils: Germany were extinguished toie day after to-morrow there is not an Englishman in...hundred and fifty million pounds of yearly commerce?' l Policy, playing on ignorance, that is the origin of wars. But why the policy? What is it aiming...
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The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 115

1915
...intellectual journals: 'If Germany were extinguished tomorrow, the day after to-morrow there 517 is not an Englishman in the world who would not be...hundred and fifty million pounds of yearly commerce?' 1 Policy, playing on ignorance, that is the origin of wars. But why the policy? What is it aiming...
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The University Record, Volume 2

University of Chicago - 1916
...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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New Outlook, Volume 110

1915
...1897 an English admiral in the " Fortnightly Review " declared that " if Germany were extinguished to-morrow there is not an Englishman in the world who would not be richer." In 1912 Bernhardi's book stated more clearly than previous writers the aspirations and dangers...
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The Death of the German Cousin: Variations on a Literary Stereotype, 1890-1920

Peter Edgerly Firchow - 1986 - 242 pages
...more of a commerical emphasis. "If Germany were extinguished tomorrow," Harris confidently predicts, "the day after tomorrow there is not an Englishman in the world who would not be the richer." Moreover, and more important, Harris adds, anticipating Admiral Fisher by nearly a decade, it is in...
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Alfred Marshall: Critical Assessments. Second series. ...

John Cunningham Wood - 1996 - 432 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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