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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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The Great Illusion

Norman Angell - 2007 - 396 pages
...person than Ernest Renan. In his " La Reforme Intellectuelle et Morale" (Paris: Levy, 1871, p. HI) he writes : " If the foolishness, negligence, Idleness,...especially . . , perform those deeds of blood, of valour, which above everything else bring national renown. " We do not admire a man of timid peace,...
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The North American Review, Volume 207

1918
...wishes. Roosevelt, with almost or quite German fervor, has lauded war as war. Years ago he said : " We must play a great part in the world, and especially...which above everything else bring national renown. * * * By war alone can we acquire those virile qualities necessary to win in the stern strife of actual...
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