Speech on Patriotism (Document 3), item 11

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August 2, 1914, when the morning

papers brought us the details

of the declaration of war, I

was in Mt Pleasant. After

learning that the worst had

come to pass, that war had been

declared which I did not

believe possible, I met on the 

street a stranger, one of the

common people, I should

call him, who said to me

"What's the news?" and when I

told him, he said with an

oath "I hope they'll make

it so bloody that there'll never

be another war." The

King of Spain, however, says

that after the war the nations

will increase their armaments

more than ever. We are told

on the one hand that the European

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11/

August 2, 1914, when the morning

papers brought us the details

of the declaration of war, I

was in Mt Pleasant. After

learning that the worst had

come to pass, that war had been

declared which I did not

believe possible, I met on the 

street a stranger, one of the

common people, I should

call him, who said to me

"What's the news?" and when I

told him, he said with an

oath "I hope they'll make

it so bloody that there'll never

be another war." The

King of Spain, however, says

that after the war the nations

will increase their armaments

more than ever. We are told

on the one hand that the European


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  • November 17, 2017 23:01:06 Thomas A. Lingner

    11/

    August 2, 1914, when the morning

    papers brought us the details

    of the declaration of war, I

    was in Mt Pleasant. After

    learning that the worst had

    come to pass, that war had been

    declared which I did not

    believe possible, I met on the 

    street a stranger, one of the

    common people, I should

    call him, who said to me

    "What's the news?" and when I

    told him, he said with an

    oath "I hope they'll make

    it so bloody that there'll never

    be another war." The

    King of Spain, however, says

    that after the war the nations

    will increase their armaments

    more than ever. We are told

    on the one hand that the European

  • September 8, 2017 16:26:15 Annick Rodriguez

    11/

    August 1. 1914. when the morning

    papers brought us the details

    of the declaration of war, I

    was in Mt Pleasant.  After

    learning that the worst had

    come to pass, that  .war..  had been

    declared which I did not

    believe possible, I met on the 

    strut a stranger, one of the

    common people, I should

    call him, who said to me

    "What's the news?" and when I

    told him, he said with an

    oath " I hope they'll make

    it so bloody that there'll never

    be another war.  On the oth The

    King of Spain, however, says

    that after the war the nations

    will increase their armaments

    more than ever. We are all

    on the one hand that the European


  • September 8, 2017 16:25:55 Annick Rodriguez

    11/

    August 1. 1914. when the morning

    papers brought us the details

    of the declaration of war, I

    was in Mt Pleasant.  After

    learning that the worst had

    come to pass, that  .war..  had been

    declared which I did not

    believe possible, I met on the 

    strut a stranger, one of the

    common people, I should

    call him, who said to me

    "What's the news?" and when I

    told him, he said with an

    oath " I hope they'll make

    it so bloody that there'll never

    be another war.  ... The

    King of Spain, however, says

    that after the war the nations

    will increase their armaments

    more than ever. We are all

    on the one hand that the European


  • August 1, 2017 12:35:24 Lisa P (F&F)

    11/

    August 1. 1914. when the morning

    papers brought us the details

    of the declaration of war, I

    was in Mt Pleasant.  After

    learning that the worst had

    come to pass, that war had been

    declared which I did not

    believe possible, I met on the 

    strut a stranger, one of the

    common people, I should

    call him, who said to me

    "What's the news?" and when I

    told him, he said with an

    oath " I hope they'll make

    it so bloody that there'll never

    be another war. The

    King of Spain, however, says

    that after the war the nations

    will increase their armaments

    more than ever. We are all

    on the one hand that the European


  • August 1, 2017 12:35:00 Lisa P (F&F)

    11/

    August 1. 1914. when the morning

    papers brought us the details

    of the declaration of war, I

    was in Mt Pleasant.  After

    learning that the worst had

    come to pass, that war had been

    declared which I did not

    believe possible, I met on the 

    strut a stranger, one of the

    common people, I should

    call him, who said to me

    "What's the news?" and when I

    told him, he said with an

    oath " I hope they'll make

    it so bloody that there'll never

    be another war. The

    King of Spain, however, says

    that after the war the nations

    will increase their armaments

    more than ever. We are all

    on the one hand that the European




  • July 4, 2017 17:09:37 Annick Rodriguez

    11/

    August 1. 1914. when the morning

    papers brought us the details

    of the declaration of war, I

    was in Mt Pleasant.  After

    learning that the worst had

    come to pass, that war had been

    declared which I did not

    believe possible, I met on the 

    strut a stranger, one of the

    common people, I should

    call him, who said to me

    "What's the news?" and when I

    told him, he said with an

    oath " I hope they'll make

    it so bloody that there'll never

    be another war.       ... The

    King of Spain, however, says

    that after the war the nations

    will increase their armaments

    more than ever. We are all

    on the one hand that the European




  • July 4, 2017 14:44:57 Irina Mastan

    11/

    August 1. 1914. when the morning

    papers brought us the details

    of the declaration of war, I

    was in Mt Pleasant.  After

    learning that the worst had

    come to pass, that war had been

    declared which I did not

    believe possible, I met on the 

     ...  a stranger, one of the

    common people, I should

    call him, who said come

    what's the news? and when I

    told him, he said with an

    oath " I hope they'll make

    it so bloody that there'll never

    be another war. The

    King of Spain, however, says

    that after the war the nations

    will increase their armaments

    more than ever. We are all

    on the one hand til the European




  • July 4, 2017 14:44:10 Irina Mastan

    11/

    August 1. 1914. when the morning

    papers brought us the details

    of the declaration of war, I

    was in Mt Pleasant.  After

    learning that the worst had

    come to pass, that war had been

    declared which I did not

    believe possible, I met on the 

     ...  a stranger, one of the

    common people, I should

    call him, who said come

    what's the news? and when I

    told him, he said with an

    oath " I hope they'll make

    it so bloody that there'll never

    be another war. The

    King of Spain, however, says

    that after the war the nations

    will increase their armaments





  • July 4, 2017 14:43:15 Irina Mastan

    11/

    August 1. 1914. when the morning

    papers brought us the details

    of the declaration of war, I

    was in Mt Pleasant.  After

    learning that the worst had

    come to pass, that war had been

    declared which I did not

    believe possible, I met on the 

     ...  a stranger, one of the

    common people, I should

    call him, who said come

    what's the news? and when I

    told him, he said with an

    oath " I hope they'll make

    it so bloody that there'll never

    be another war. The





  • July 4, 2017 14:42:07 Irina Mastan

    11/

    August 1. 1914. when the morning

    papers brought us the details

    of the declaration of war, I

    was in Mt Pleasant.  After

    learning that the worst had

    come to pass, that war had been

    declared which I did not

    believe possible, I met on the 

     ...  a stranger, one of the

    common people, I should

    call him, who said come

    what's the news? and when I

    told him, he said with an




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October 2, 1915
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