Universal Peace and the School (Document I), item 17

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[Beaumont Hotel letterhead]


16/

past. The instinct of possession

has given way to the reasonableness

of possession. Colonies today

are independent nations in

alliance with the mother-country

Canada , Australia, New Zealand,

are practically independent.

The fact that they are parts

of the British Empire does not

relieve the poverty of the London

poor. During the Victorian

jubilee, a beggar on the London

streets was heard to say, "I

own Australia, yet am begging

for a crust of bread." How

much richer are you and I 

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[Beaumont Hotel letterhead]


16/

past. The instinct of possession

has given way to the reasonableness

of possession. Colonies today

are independent nations in

alliance with the mother-country

Canada , Australia, New Zealand,

are practically independent.

The fact that they are parts

of the British Empire does not

relieve the poverty of the London

poor. During the Victorian

jubilee, a beggar on the London

streets was heard to say, "I

own Australia, yet am begging

for a crust of bread." How

much richer are you and I 


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  • October 30, 2017 16:07:58 Thomas A. Lingner

    [Beaumont Hotel letterhead]


    16/

    past. The instinct of possession

    has given way to the reasonableness

    of possession. Colonies today

    are independent nations in

    alliance with the mother-country

    Canada , Australia, New Zealand,

    are practically independent.

    The fact that they are parts

    of the British Empire does not

    relieve the poverty of the London

    poor. During the Victorian

    jubilee, a beggar on the London

    streets was heard to say, "I

    own Australia, yet am begging

    for a crust of bread." How

    much richer are you and I 

  • July 10, 2017 18:38:01 Annick Rodriguez

    [Beaumont Hotel letterhead]


    16/

    part. The instinct of acqu possession

    has given way to the reasonableness

    of possession. Colonies today

    are independent nations in

    alliance with the mother country

    Canada , Australia, New Zealand,

    are practically independent

    The fact that they are parts

    of the British Empire does not

    relieve the poverty of the London

    poor. During the Victorian

    jubilee , a beggar on the London

    streets was heard to say "I

    own Australia; yet am begging

    for a crust of bread." How

    much richer are you and I 


  • July 10, 2017 18:00:28 Annick Rodriguez

    [Beaumont Hotel letterhead]


    16/

    part. The instinct of acqu possession

    has given way to the reasonableness

    of possession. Colonies today

    are independent nations in

    alliance with the mother country

    Canada , Australia, New Zealand,

    are 


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    Michigan, USA

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  • Story location Michigan, USA


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Hope Elizabeth May
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  • Australia
  • British Empire
  • Canada
  • colonies
  • New Zealand



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