A Woman and the War

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George H. Doran Company, 1916 - 270 頁
 

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第 160 頁 - Then felt I like some watcher of the skies When a new planet swims into his ken; Or like stout Cortez when with eagle eyes He star'd at the Pacific — and all his men Look'd at each other with a wild surmise — Silent, upon a peak in Darien.
第 183 頁 - Whatever each man can separately do, without trespassing upon others, he has a right to do for himself; and he has a right to a fair portion of all which society, with all its combinations of skill and force, can do in his favour.
第 25 頁 - WHEN Britain first, at Heaven's command, Arose from out the azure main, This was the charter of the land, And guardian angels sung this strain : "Rule, Britannia, rule the waves; Britons never will be slaves.
第 152 頁 - Artificial protest of the pleasure-seeker, stenht yand in a small minority of cases the genuine yet narrow fear of the eugenist and his following, whose enthusiasms have outrun both knowledge and faith. ' Black and yellow races alike are extraordinarily prolific. There is among their women no shirking of duty in that regard. Very soon the white man will realize that he cannot maintain his old position unless he is fully prepared to accept responsibilities far greater than those of his forebears....
第 223 頁 - King! This is that Blossom on our human tree Which opens once in many myriad years — But opened, fills the world with Wisdom's scent And Love's dropped honey; from thy royal root A Heavenly Lotus springs: Ah, happy House!
第 216 頁 - Nemesis visiting the sins of the fathers upon the children to the third and fourth generation...
第 26 頁 - I care not," retorted the widow, who seemed by this reproach to be roused into sudden eloquence. " To those who, like me, have never been able to get out of the dark and dreary paths of life, the grave is indeed a refuge, and the sooner they reach it the better. The spirit I drink may be poison — it may kill me — perhaps it is killing me : — but so would hunger, cold, misery — so would my own thoughts. I should have gone mad without it. Gin is the poor man's friend — his sole set-off against...
第 26 頁 - Gin Lane's the nearest road to the churchyard." "It may be; but if it shortens the distance and lightens the journey, I care not," retorted the widow, who seemed by this reproach to be roused into sudden eloquence. "To those who, like me, have never been able to get out of the dark and dreary paths of life, the grave is indeed a refuge, and the sooner they reach it the better. The spirit I drink may be poison, — it may kill me, — perhaps it is...
第 216 頁 - ... in the naval and military forces is now greater than in normal times; but there can be no doubt that the total of infected persons has increased. The military authorities are doing their utmost to provide treatment; but the civil population requires corresponding measures, and all experience shows that after a war an excessive incidence of disease is certain to occur, even in districts previously free.

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