Review of Reviews and World's Work Volume 52

Review of Reviews and World's Work Volume 52

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1915 edition. Excerpt: ...a purchase, they do not scowl, or lift a supercilious eyebrow, or follow you with suspicious glances, as if they thought you had a first edition secreted under your waistcoat; they simply smile and wish you "Good-dav," and never even mention an equivalent to "Will ye no come back again?' They understand the peculiar and delicate psychology of the book-lover. THE NEW BOOKS WAR, PATRIOTISM, DEMOCRACY D EADERS of the Review Of Reviews have had as our duty to minister to the intellectual, moral the benefit, during the current year, of three and spiritual needs not of one country alone, but important articles by Senator Beveridge, giving of the "world at large,"--to sacrifice the glory his observations in Germany, France, and Eng-of conquest for the reign of universal peace, land, respectively, on the journey that he re-Of "Preparedness and Peace," he writes: "Pre cently made to those countries for the purpose paredness do.es not necessarily mean a nation in of studying war-time conditions. He had excep-arms, or a nation inflamed by the false dreams lional opportunities to do this; for the several of a militaristic destiny. This is conspicuously governments permitted him to visit the trenches illustrated in the case of Switzerland." As to and batteries in action, to see battles, to inspect "Might or Right," the only right for which we hospitals and prison camps, and, in short, to may ethically use our might is the establishment gain such knowledge of the existing situation as of the Kingdom of God on earth. In "Martial it was possible for a non-combatant to acquire. Valor in Times of Peace," he refuses to entertain To what excellent purpose Senator Beveridge the idea that war is...show more

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  • Paperback
  • 189 x 246 x 25mm | 857g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236990765
  • 9781236990761