The Third Power; Farmers To The Front

Paperback | January 10, 2012

byJames Andrew Everitt

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This historic book may have numerous typos, missing text or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1907. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... CHAPTER XXIV. Let justice reign o'er our mighty band; Let our hearts with triumph fill; Let all awake, ere 'tis too late, And every foe we'll still. In Unity we'll conquer all-- Oh, may the day be near When with God and right we will reign as might, With conscience bright and clear! Oh, why should we, to whom life depends, Be trampled in the dust? While others gain, we writhe in pain, For want of right and just. If one and all would for duty strive. Then sorrow soon would end; We supreme would reign and our rights we'd gain-- On no one we'd depend. FREEDOM OF ALL THE PEOPLE. As a final word, it seems to be necessary to urge the thought that success would not involve the enslavement or control of any one class, but the freedom of all the people. It has been said that the struggle to which the farmer is invited is one for emancipation. What is sought is as little government regulation as posssible, and the widest possible opportunity for each one to work out his own destiny. The removal of obstacles rather than the imposition of new restrictions is the end sought. Undoubtedly men who prey on others must be restrained, but even this restraint will be in the interest of general liberty. That man is not free who does not get a fair reward for his own toil undimin* ished by tax for the benefit of his fellow citizens. So the vice of our present system is, that it is not based on liberty. And the farmers are those from whom liberty is withheld. So it all comes to a question of freedom. In doing away with the present abuses we are attacking not simply commercial and industrial unfairness and oppression, but tyranny. It is insisted that all men shall have all that they are entitled to. Liberty, then, is the great aim of the American Society of Equity. And there can be no ...

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This historic book may have numerous typos, missing text or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1907. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... CHAPTER XXIV. Let justice reign o'er our mighty band; Let our hearts with triumph fill; Let all awake, ere 'tis too late, And every f...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:86 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.18 inPublished:January 10, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217399754

ISBN - 13:9780217399753

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