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Seite 106 - The naval force to be maintained upon the American lakes by His Majesty and the Government of the United States shall henceforth be confined to the following vessels on each side, that is — "On Lake Ontario, to one vessel, not exceeding one hundred tons burden, and armed with one eighteen-pound cannon. "On the upper lakes, to two vessels, not exceeding like burden each, and armed with like force.
Seite 20 - If now we can negotiate and put through a positive agreement with some great nation to abide the adjudication of an international arbitral court in every issue which cannot be settled by negotiation, no matter what it involves, whether honor, territory, or money...
Seite 20 - But, granted sincerity of purpose, the great powers of the world should find no insurmountable difficulty in reaching an agreement which would put an end to the present costly and growing extravagance of expenditure on naval armaments.
Seite 67 - This theory was supported in the latter part of the seventeenth and early part of the eighteenth century, in England, by Mr.
Seite 133 - Caesarian type of which history shows so many examples, and which is all that General Lea seems able to imagine. But there is no reason to think that women can no longer be the mothers of Napoleonic or Alexandrian characters; and if these come in Japan and find their opportunity, just such surprises as "The Valor of Ignorance " paints may lurk in ambush for us.
Seite 9 - was the ghosts of our fathers guiding our hands and beating in our hearts.
Seite 1 - If the existence of war always implies injustice in one at least of the parties concerned, it is also the fruitful parent of crimes. It reverses, with respect to its objects, all the rules of morality. It is nothing less than a temporary repeal of the principles of virtue. It is a system out of which almost all the virtues are excluded, and in which nearly all the vices are incorporated.
Seite 133 - ... game in which the first moves were her wars with China and Russia and her treaty with England, and of which the final objective is the capture of the Philippines, the Hawaiian Islands, Alaska, and the whole of our Coast west of the Sierra Passes. This will give Japan what her ineluctable vocation as a state...
Seite 9 - To one who travels widely through the counties of England some part of the cost is plain. There's a widow in sleepy Chester Who mourns for her only son; There's a grave by the Pabeng river — A grave which the Burmans shun. This is a condition repeated in every village of England, and its history is recorded on the walls of every parish church. Everywhere can be seen tablets in memory of young men — gentlemen's sons from Eton and Rugby and Winchester and Harrow, scholars from Oxford and Cambridge,...
Seite 58 - I know that is going farther than most men are willing to go, but I do not see why questions of honor may not be submitted to a tribunal composed of men of honor, who understand questions of national honor, to abide by their decision, as well as any other questions of difference arising between nations.