The Review of Reviews, Volume 25

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William Thomas Stead
Office of the Review of Reviews, 1902
 

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Page 468 - I contend that we are the first race in the world, and that the more of the world we inhabit, the better it is for the human race.
Page 469 - Empire, and, finally, the foundation of so great a Power as to hereafter render wars impossible and promote the best interests of humanity.
Page 253 - Parties recognize that it will be admissible for either of them to take such measures as may be indispensable in order to safeguard those interests if threatened either by the aggressive action of any other Power, or by disturbances arising in China or Korea, and necessitating the intervention of either of the High Contracting Parties for the protection of the lives and property of its subjects.
Page 253 - Japan, in the defence of their respective interests as above described, should become involved in war with another power, the other high contracting party will maintain a strict neutrality, and use its efforts to prevent other powers from joining in hostilities against its ally.
Page 363 - — so he concludes this long argument — " if there be a God, I think that what he would like me to do is to paint as much of the map of Africa British red as possible...
Page 254 - The preamble tells us that it is because " the Governments of Great Britain and Japan, actuated solely by a desire to maintain the status quo and general peace in the extreme East...
Page 280 - ... in their ideas, what part they were going to take in any debate. It is astonishing how much this uncertainty, especially at critical times, called the attention of all parties on such men. All eyes were fixed on them, all ears open to hear them ; each party gaped, and looked alternately for their vote, almost to the end of their speeches. While the House hung in this uncertainty, now the hear-hims...
Page 253 - The High Contracting Parties agree that neither of them will, without consulting the other, enter into separate arrangements with another Power to the prejudice of the objects described in the preamble of this Agreement.
Page 253 - ARTICLE I. The high contracting parties having mutually recognized the independence of China and of Korea, declare themselves to be entirely uninfluenced by any aggressive tendencies in either country. Having in view, however, their special interests, of which those of Great Britain relate principally to China, while Japan, in addition to the interests which she possesses in China, is interested in a peculiar degree politically, as well as commercially and industrially, in Korea...
Page 149 - Take up the White Man's burden The savage wars of peace Fill full the mouth of Famine And bid the sickness cease; And when your goal is nearest The end for others sought, Watch Sloth and heathen Folly Bring all your hope to nought. Take up the White Man's burden No tawdry rule of kings, But toil of serf and sweeper The tale of common things.

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