Turkey, a World Problem of To-day

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Doubleday, Page, 1921 - 336 páginas
 

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Página 98 - As the government of the United States of America is not in any sense founded on the Christian religion — as it has in itself no character of enmity against the laws, religion or tranquillity of...
Página 65 - Through the black tents he pass'd, o'er that low strand, And to a hillock came, a little back From the stream's brink, the spot where first a boat, Crossing the stream in summer, scrapes the land.
Página 300 - I triumph'd ere my passion sweeping thro' me left me dry, Left me with the palsied heart, and left me with the jaundiced eye; Eye, to which all order festers, all things here are out of joint: Science moves, but slowly slowly, creeping on from point to point: Slowly comes a hungry people, as a lion creeping nigher, Glares at one that nods and winks behind a slowlydying fire. Yet I doubt not thro' the ages one increasing purpose runs, And the thoughts of men are widen'd with the process of the suns.
Página 221 - ... the title to the empire, now known as the Holy Roman Empire, passed to the kings of Germany, who were disposed to exercise a real governing power in Italy. Thus the Popes found they had raised up a new enemy, and thereupon began the long contest of the empire and papacy that filled the annals of two hundred years, from the middle of the eleventh to the middle of the thirteenth century, 1050—1250. The last part of the struggle, which came to an end shortly before Dante was born, and the echoes...
Página 73 - Maximian, in one of his edicts, says that "almost all" had abandoned the worship of their ancestors for the new sect. In the absence of statistics, the number of the Christians must be purely a matter of conjecture. In all probability it amounted at the close of the third and the beginning of the fourth century to nearly one-tenth or one-twelfth of the subjects of Rome, that is to about ten millions of souls. But the fact, that the Christians were a closely united body, fresh, vigorous, hopeful,...
Página 292 - The Christian was doomed to dark clothing. No gay red or yellow slippers for him, no silk caftan and no red fez. Dun colours and dark for him and his women-folk, and it was held to be "offensive" to display his prosperity and ride a horse.
Página 191 - He has established his own newspaper, Wakit. Even in the stress of war, he succeeded in paying for its plant and equipment, advancing its circulation to the high-water mark of the Ottoman capital, and now enjoys the honour of adding his name to the r6le of journalists who have fearlessly defended the cause of the nation to which they belong.
Página 37 - Washington correspondent, who asked why he was building his New York house off Fifth Avenue, "when they begin to hunt millionaires, I propose to be off the main trail.
Página 50 - But in Turkey these races are scarcely anywhere apart and alone. The shock of a long succession of conquests has broken and shattered all these races.
Página 315 - All experience shows that the future will be more peaceful, more secure, and make a swifter advance, if the Greeks, the Armenians, and other Christian populations are set apart in their own territory. This will be an intricate and perilous task; but separate quarters in each city for each race and faith, between Christian sects as well as between Moslem and Christian has been the only way in which anything like safety and order can be maintained. For centuries, this has been so.

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