City and State Volume 7

City and State Volume 7

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1899 edition. Excerpt: ...hands--Pilate washed his--and saying chipperingly with De Galliffet, " The incident is closed," to put a stop to this thing. When France repents of her signal guilt, and yields the fruits of repentance, then Vaffaire Dreyfus will come to a close, but not an hour or moment before. The "World," as we set out to quote, with eminent justice says: "The report persists that Dreyfus is to be set free to-day, or very soon thereafier, in the hope that with freedom he may escape the death to which persecution has brought him so near. "That is to say, he is to be 1 pardoned' for a crime which it has been proved that he never committed, and for which, if he had committed it, pardon would itself be a crime. "Not in such fashion will France escape the odium of this abominable offense against law, justice, reason, and humanity. Not so can it silence the criticisms of other peoples. Not so can it soothe the hurt it has done to its own great men's consciences. "As Emile Zola has given warning, it must add a ' fifth act' of' reparation ' to the drama of fraud, perjury, and hideous persecution. It must vindicate its victim, not merely turn him loose with a tag of 1 pardon' that in itself implies guilt." We commend to the earnest consideration of Imperialist and Anti-imperialist alike an article entitled "The Military Filipino," by Naval Cadet Leonard R. Sargent, published in "The Outlook" of September 27th. The editor of "The Outlook," with his pronounced Imperialist attitude and his unqualified support of the President in the declaration that the revolt against our authority in Luzon represents not the will of the people, but only the will of one man, is to be commended for the generous...show more

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  • Paperback | 446 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 23mm | 789g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236500245
  • 9781236500243