Excerpt from The Spirit of Democracy The Spirit of Democracy - unlike other books - aims to assemble in convenient arrangement, for school purposes, many of the most stirring speeches and most virile poems applicable to the present situation. In preparation Of this book we have hoped to render it easier for busy teachers to avoid the more conventional readings and declama tions, and instead to give their pupils the prose and verse certain to make them more loyal and intelligent patriots. The speeches of the war have been Open to the entire world, but those brought together in this volume are believed to represent the great cause with special fitness. As to the verse, after the consideration Of much of the bewildering variety that has appeared, we have included in this volume poems which will, it is hoped, reﬂect all of the various considerations involved. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.
|Author||Lyman Pierson Powell|
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