Official Report of the Proceedings of the Pennsylvania Arbitration and Peace Conference, Held in Philadelphia, May 16, 17, 18, and 19, 1908

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Strana 168 - Perhaps the time is already come, when it ought to be, and will be, something else ; when the sluggard intellect of this continent will look from under its iron lids, and fill the postponed expectation of the world with something better than the exertions of mechanical skill.
Strana 118 - I join with you most cordially in rejoicing at the return of peace. I hope it will be lasting, and that mankind will at length, as they call themselves reasonable creatures, have reason and sense enough to settle their differences without cutting throats ; for, in my opinion, there never was a good war, or a bad peace.
Strana 100 - Powers as the most effective, and, at the same time, the most equitable means of settling disputes which diplomacy has failed to settle.
Strana 147 - It's coming yet, for a' that; That man to man, the warld o'er, Shall brothers be for a
Strana 77 - It would seem, therefore, to follow, that Congress are bound to create some inferior courts, in which to vest all that jurisdiction which, under the Constitution, is exclusively vested in the United States, and of which the Supreme Court cannot take original cognizance.
Strana 19 - The lust of power, the love of gain, The thousand lures of sin Around him, had no power to stain The purity within. With that deep insight which detects All great things in the small. And knows how each man's life affects The spiritual life of all, He walked by faith and not by sight, By love and not by law ; The presence of the wrong or right He rather felt than saw.
Strana 203 - We deem the independence and equal rights of the smallest and weakest member of the family of nations entitled to as much respect as those of the greatest empire, and we deem the observance of that respect the chief guaranty of the weak against the oppression of the strong. We neither claim nor desire any rights or privileges or powers that we do not freely concede to every American Republic.
Strana 72 - The judgments of national prize courts may be brought before the International Prize Court — (1) When the judgment of the national prize courts affects the property of a neutral power or individual ; (2) When the judgment affects enemy property and relates to — (a) cargo on board a neutral ship...
Strana 85 - It is further agreed that in all cases the established Courts for prize Causes in the Country, to which the prizes may be conducted, shall alone take Cognizance of them.
Strana 117 - Oh make Thou us, through centuries long, In peace secure, in justice strong ; Around our gift of freedom draw The safeguards of thy righteous law : And, cast in some diviner mould, Let the new cycle shame the old...

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