The Audacious War
Houghton Mifflin, 1915 - 192 páginas
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Página vi - If I should die, think only this of me: That there's some corner of a foreign field That is for ever England. There shall be In that rich earth a richer dust concealed; A dust whom England bore, shaped, made aware, Gave once, her flowers to love, her ways to roam. A body of England's, breathing English air, Washed by the rivers, blest by the suns of home.
Página vi - And think, this heart, all evil shed away, A pulse in the eternal mind, no less Gives somewhere back the thoughts by England given ; Her sights and sounds ; dreams happy as her day ; And laughter, learnt of friends ; and gentleness, In hearts at peace, under an English heaven.
Página 23 - When you meet the foe you will defeat him. No quarter will be given, no prisoners will be taken. Let all who fall into your hands be at your mercy.. .Just as the Huns a thousand years ago, under the leadership of...
Página 23 - Attila, gained a reputation by virtue of which they still live in historical tradition, so may the name of Germany become known in such a manner in China that no Chinese will ever again even dare to look askance at a German.
Página v - t were come — Now, while each bourse and shop and mill is dumb, And arsenals and dockyards hum — Now all complete, supreme, That vast, Satanic dream ! — Each field were trampled, soaked, Each stream dyed, choked, Each leaguered city and blockaded port Made famine's sport ; The empty wave Made reeling...
Página 183 - We have but one and only hate, We love as one, we hate as one We have one foe and one alone — England!
Página 183 - To the Day!" Whose glass this fate? They had all but a single hate. Who was thus known? They had one foe and one alone — ENGLAND! Take you the folk of the Earth in pay, With bars of gold your ramparts lay, Bedeck the ocean with bow on bow, Ye reckon well, but not well enough now. French and Russian they matter not, A blow for a blow, a shot for a shot, We fight the battle with bronze and steel, And the time that is coming Peace will seal. You...
Página vi - ... and palace equal know, In civilization's suicide — What served thereby, what satisfied? For justice, freedom, right, what wrought? Naught! Save, after the great cataclysm, perhap On the world's shaken map New lines, more near or far, Binding to king or czar; In festering hate Some newly vassalled state; And passion, lust and pride, made satiate; And just a trace Of lingering smile on Satan's face!
Página 174 - American motor car companies, all American tobacco interests, and, in fact, all foreign companies are boycotted, or barred, or worked against throughout Germany. Placards in shop windows say, ' Don't buy foreign goods. Keep the money in Germany.