Speech on Patriotism (Document 3), item 6

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6/

But why is it that the world

seems lost in the face of the

present war? War is nothing

new. It is the oldest of institutions.

It has been always

with us. Hardly a year has

elapsed but what somewhere

on the earth nations have been

at war. Even within our

own lifetimes and memories

have occurred the Spanish-

American War, the Boer War,

 and the Russo-Japanese War.

The reasons for the seeming

hopelessness of the present situation

are as follows: 1. The

magnitude of the war operations,

as to numbers of men engaged

and as to the destructiveness

of the weapons used 2. But

secondly the

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6/

But why is it that the world

seems lost in the face of the

present war? War is nothing

new. It is the oldest of institutions.

It has been always

with us. Hardly a year has

elapsed but what somewhere

on the earth nations have been

at war. Even within our

own lifetimes and memories

have occurred the Spanish-

American War, the Boer War,

 and the Russo-Japanese War.

The reasons for the seeming

hopelessness of the present situation

are as follows: 1. The

magnitude of the war operations,

as to numbers of men engaged

and as to the destructiveness

of the weapons used 2. But

secondly the


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  • November 17, 2017 22:48:26 Thomas A. Lingner

    6/

    But why is it that the world

    seems lost in the face of the

    present war? War is nothing

    new. It is the oldest of institutions.

    It has been always

    with us. Hardly a year has

    elapsed but what somewhere

    on the earth nations have been

    at war. Even within our

    own lifetimes and memories

    have occurred the Spanish-

    American War, the Boer War,

     and the Russo-Japanese War.

    The reasons for the seeming

    hopelessness of the present situation

    are as follows: 1. The

    magnitude of the war operations,

    as to numbers of men engaged

    and as to the destructiveness

    of the weapons used 2. But

    secondly the

  • September 5, 2017 19:00:52 Annick Rodriguez

    6/

    But why is it that the world

    seems lost in the face of the

    present war? War is nothing

    new. It is the oldest of institu-

    tions. It has been always

    with us. Hardly a year has

    elapsed but what somewhere

    on the earth nations have been

    at war. Even within our

    own lifetimes and memories

    have occurred the Spanish-

    American War, the Boer War,

     and the Russo-Japanese War.

    The reasons for the seeming

    hopelessness of the present situ-

    ation are as follows: 1. The

    magnitude of the war opera-

    tions, as to numbers of men en-

    gaged and as to the destructiveness

    of the weapons used 2. But

    secondly and I think the


  • September 5, 2017 18:59:12 Annick Rodriguez

    6/

    But why is it that the world

    seems lost in the face of the

    present war? War is nothing

    new. It is the oldest of institu-

    tions. It has been always

    with us. Hardly a year has

    elapsed but what somewhere

    on the earth nations have been

    at war. Even within our

    own lifetimes and memories

    have occurred the Spanish-

    American War, the Boer War,

     and the Russo-Japanese War.

    The reasons for the seeming

    hopelessness of the present situ-

    ation are as follows: 1. The

    magnitude of the war opera-

    tions, as to numbers of men en-

    gaged and as to the destructiveness

    of the



  • June 30, 2017 14:48:10 Irina Mastan

    6/

    But why is it that the world

    seems lost in the face of the

    present war? War is nothing

    new. It is the oldest of

    institutions. It has been always

    with us. Hardly a year has

    elapsed but what somewhere

    on the earth nations have been

    at war. Even within our

    own lifetimes and memories

    have occurred the Spanish-

    American War, the Boer War,

     and the Russo-Japanese War.

    The reasons for the seeming

    hopelessness of the present

    situation are as follows: 1. The

    magnitude, as to numbers of men

    engaged and as to the destruction



  • June 30, 2017 14:45:06 Irina Mastan

    6/

    But why is it that the world

    seems lost in the face of the

    present war? War is nothing

    new. It is the oldest of

    institutions. It has been always

    with us. Hardly a year has

    elapsed but what somewhere

    on the earth nations have been

    at war. Even within our

    own lifetimes and memories

    have occurred the Spanish-

    American War, the B


  • June 30, 2017 14:44:25 Irina Mastan

    6/

    But why is it that the world

    seems lost in the face of the

    present war? War is nothing

    new. It is the oldest of

    institutions. It has been always

    with us. Hardly a year has

    elapsed but what somewhere

    on the earth nations have been

    at war. Even within our

    own


  • June 30, 2017 14:44:19 Irina Mastan

    6/

    But why is it that the world

    seems lost in the face of the

    present war? War is nothing

    new. It is the oldest of

    institutions. It has been always

    with us. Hardly a year has

    elapsed but what somewhere

    on the earth nations have benn

    at war. Even within our

    own


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October 2, 1915
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