Our Common Conscience; Addresses Delivered In America During The Great War

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byGeorge Adam Smith

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1919. Excerpt: ... EPILOGUE AMERICA AT WAR In the introduction to this volume I have stated briefly the dates and circumstances of the addresses which it contains. But my heart cannot let these go without an addition, as now at home it goes back on the long and crowded ways upon which it travelled with them. They sought to tell of Great Britain's share in the war and to deliver part at least of the British message from the heart of the war to the American people. But my mission, of course, was one of intake as well as of forthputting. I both heard what America had to say, and saw what she had to give, to her Allies. So here I propose to set down some general impressions which the United States at war have left on their British guest, both as he faced large gatherings of their citizens and spoke to them, and as he listened to their representative speakers on the platform, or to the rest of the talk about the war which filled their land from one far end to the other. Across that continent our experience was thronged with incidents and personal relations of the highest interest. For all these I can only express my gratitude, with the regret that public duty so strictly curtailed the private opportunities which were generously opened to me. The impression which most steadily grew upon the visitor to the States was that of the practical unanimity of opinion on the character of the war--at least of all opinion which had the confidence to utter itself. The large number of public speakers with whom I had the honour of addressing the conferences and mass meetings (some of whose names I give below)1 are examples of the devotion of leading citizens of the United States to the task of informing the hundred millions of their countrymen upon the moral issues of the war. 1 Ex-President Ta...

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1919. Excerpt: ... EPILOGUE AMERICA AT WAR In the introduction to this volume I have stated briefly the dates and circumstances of the addresses ...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:44 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.09 inPublished:February 5, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217027547

ISBN - 13:9780217027540

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