The Quarterly Review, Volume 224

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John Murray, 1915 - English literature
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Page 407 - unforgettable effect with so little effort as in ' His Mate': '" Hi-diddle-diddle The cat and the fiddle." . . . I raised my head, And saw him seated on a heap of dead, Yelling the nursery-tune. Grimacing at the moon. . . . " And the cow jumped over the moon. The little dog laughed to see such sport And the dish ran away with the spoon.
Page 219 - nothing in our laws, or in the law of nations, that forbids our citizens from sending . . . munitions of war to foreign ports for sale. It is a commercial adventure which no nation is bound to prohibit, and which only exposes the persons engaged in it to the penalty of confiscation.
Page 220 - Hague Convention XIII of 1907: ' A neutral Government is bound to employ the means at its disposal to prevent the fitting out or arming of any vessel within its jurisdiction, which it has reason to believe is intended to cruise, or engage in hostile operations, against a Power with which
Page 322 - Tearfulness and trembling are come upon me, And horror hath overwhelmed me. And I said, Oh that I had wings like a dove! For then would I fly away, and be at rest. Lo, then I would wander far off, And remain in the wilderness.
Page 417 - what the dead have given us who gave their everything to England : ' gave up the years to be Of work and joy, and that unhoped serene, That men call age; and those who would have been, Their sons, they gave, their immortality.
Page 593 - be put in jeopardy by the capture or destruction of unarmed merchantmen, and recognise also, as all other nations do, the obligation to take the usual precaution of visit and search to ascertain whether a suspected merchantman is in fact of belligerent nationality or is in fact carrying contraband under a neutral flag.
Page 64 - in that he most intendeth, that it needeth not to be stood upon. It is enough to point at it; that no nation, which doth not directly profess arms, may look to have greatness fall into their mouths.' A state, therefore, ' ought to have those laws or customs, which may reach forth unto them just occasions of war.
Page 593 - that the Imperial Government accept as a matter of course, the rule that the lives of noncombatants, whether they be of neutral citizenship or citizens of one of the nations at war, cannot lawfully or rightfully be put in jeopardy by the capture or destruction of unarmed merchantmen,
Page 218 - a neutral Power is not bound to prevent the export, or transit, on behalf of either belligerent, of arms, munitions of war, or in general of anything which could be of use to an army or fleet.
Page 64 - Above all, for empire and greatness, it importeth most, that a nation do profess arms, as their principal honour, study, and occupation. For the things which we formerly have spoken of are but habilitations towards arms; and what is

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