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OUT OF

THEIR OWN MOUTHS

OUT OF

THEIR OWN MOUTHS

UTTERANCES OF GERMAN RULERS,
STATESMEN, SAVANTS. PUBLICISTS,
JOURNALISTS, POETS, BUSINESS MEN,
PARTY LEADERS AND SOLDIERS

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MUNROE SMITH, LL.D.
Professor of Jurisprudence, Columbia University

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I begin by taking; later I shall find pedants
to show that I was quite within my rights.

FREDERIC II OF PRUSSIA.

D. APPLETON AND COMPANY

NEW YORK

1918

LONDON

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The war was begun by the military masters of Germany. Their purpose has long been avowed. The statesmen of other nations, to whom that purpose was incredible, paid little attention; regarded what German professors expounded in their classrooms and German writers set forth to the world as the goal of German policy as rather the dream of minds detached from practical affairs, as preposterous private conceptions of German destiny, than as the actual plans of responsible rulers; but the rulers of Germany themselves knew all the while what concrete plans, what well advanced intrigues lay back of what the professors and the writers were saying, and were glad to go forward unmolested..

PRESIDENT WILSON, FLAG-DAY ADDRESS,

June 14, 1917.

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