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and if there had to have been Wilamovitz-Möllendorf to learn any approach between us, the from him the following lesson? approach should have come not "See what the war bas laid from us, who have the right to bare in others," he writes. anger, and who in fifty years “What have we learnt of may have the forbearance to the soul of Belgium ? Has forgive, but from the Germans. it not revealed itself as the

And Oxford has been snubbed soul of cowardice and assagby the Boohe, as Oxford de sination? They have no moral serves. A little thought exforoes within them; therefore eroised by the anxious scholars they resort to the toroh and might have convinced them the dagger.” Thus the comthat the snub was inevitable. patriot of the batohers of The texts still exist which Louvain, & professor, who show what the Germans once affeoted the friendship thought of us before the war, of England. If the war has during the war, sinoe the war. taught him to write like that, The German thought has not need we proffer him the hand changed, and will not change of friendly interoourse in The one regret which the publio? And where the Germans feel is the regret greatest of all has fallen 80 that they did not emerge vioto- low, what sball we expeot of rious, that they have not paid the rest? Would it not be for their adventure by the better to pursue our work enslavement of Europe, that in peace and leave the Gerthey have not foroed their mans of the next generation kultur upon an admiring to retarn to the paths of world. With those thoughts, comradeship if they find that and that one single regret, those paths are pleasant ? At how should the Germans oare any rate, it is for us to see to accept an offer of concilia- whether we will take, it is not tion? The friends of Drours to proffer, the reconoiling Bridges offered a gift which hand. they did not value, and they rejeoted it with soorn.

When the Unknown Warrior After all, literature and was proudly carried for burial soholarship are the pursuits to Westminster Abbey, our of men, not of mobs. Our mind went back to the anoient writers and scholars will not legend of Cimon, who won the achieve better work because good will of the Athepians by they have made a publio at- bringing home to Athens what tempt to overoome & just was left of Theseus. “Cimon animosity, to stamp ander was marvellous careful to seek foot a righteous embitterment. out his tomb”-80 Plutarch And what have the Germans tells the story—“because the to teach us that we cannot, Athenians had an oraole and if necessity asks us, get out propheoy that commanded of their books ? Must we them to bring his ashes and extend & civil hand to Herr bones back to Athens and to honoar him as a demi-god. In Westminster Abbey his Bat they knew not where he bones shall rest for ever among was buried, for that the in- the bones of kings and captains habitants of the island would and great poets. In Browne's never before oonfess where it noble words, he has “entered was, nor suffer any man to the famous nations of the dead, seek it out, till be at the last and sleeps with prinoes and with much ado found the counsellors." His is the imtomb, put his bones aboard the mortality whioh all would Admiral galley sumptuously covet. His is the better part: deoked, and so brought them he has no "naked nomination"; again to his country." As he has, what is better, "deserts Theseus returned in honour to and noble aots." Again the his native land, so has returned prose of Thomas Browne echoes the Unknown Warrior, he too in our ear, suggesting comfort on a galley sumptuously deoked. for the Unknown Warrior: "To A place has been found for his be nameless in worthy deed mortal spoils in Westminster exceeds an infamous history. Abbey, the last resting place of The Canaanitish woman lives our greatest dead. He symbol- more happily without a name ises, all anknown as he is, the than Herodias with one. And courage and the ready sacrifice who had not rather have been of his kind. He did his duty, the good thief than Pilate?" with a simple fortitude, and as The Unknown Warrior, then, he died for others, so he resumes is nameless in worthy deeds, in his annamed self the glory and in that nobility we oan and the gratitude owed to pioture him to ourselves. He them all.

is brother to Francis Doyle's The thought and the oere. Private of the Buffsmony were Greek in their

“A man of mean estate, simplicity, and their simplicity

Who died, as firm as Sparta's king, it was, no doubt, whioh brought Because his soul was great." Cimon and Theseus to our mind. Altars were once set A plain man, who did as he up to the Unknown God. The was told, like the rest—who set sapreme honour of Westminster duty before ambition, who was Abbey is given to the Unknown content to serve his country Warrior. Theseus returned to and to die for it, without s Athens, because there was an thought of sending his name oracle and a propheoy. The to eoho round the world. And Unknown Warrior is carried he has won the highest reward to his place in Westminster of all. He is the Unknown that the whole Empire may Warrior; and it is the essence mourn the loss of those who of his greatness and our refell in thousands for their spect that nobody will ever fatherland, and admire in one wonder whenoe he came or grave the sacrifice of them all. what aots of heroism he perIn France he gave his life. formed. What more had he to give? The wars of to-day are the wars of nation against nation, known Warrior to proolaim There is no more place for pro- that all the greatest deeds are fessional gladiators. Men are done by the nameless. Thus killed by adversaries whom he missed the relative values they never see, who never see of things done and words them. But this does not mean spoken. Though nation wars that the hour of heroism is against nation, it is still the passed. It means that heroes leader who makes the viotory are multiplied by many thou- certain. Though lofty sentisands, and it gives us the ments echo in the hearts of reason why, in doing respeot thousands, it is the poet, work. to the Unknown Warrior, we ing in solitude, who fashions are showing our reverence for the verge which is immortally all those who, having fought remembered. Honour and and died for their country, gratitude are due to known are nameless. But in the and unknown, and when we moment of honouring the un- pay our just tribute to the known, let us not forget or hero who lies buried in Westbelittle the services of the minster Abbey, it is well not known and named. A care. to forget the injunction of the less writer, carried away by Preacher: “Let us now praise enthusiasm, was inspired by famous men, and our fathers the thought of the Un- that begat us."

and unke just tribed in Westo INDEX TO VOL. CCVIII.

AL KHANZIB: CHANDRAGUP, 39. Foch, Marshal, generalissimo of Allied
Annexation, the German plans of, 545. forces, 282 et seq.- his great capa.
Asquith, Mr, Dominion Home Rule pro city for dealing with difficult ques.

posal of, 684 et seq.-responsible for tions, 291 et seq.-faults and errors of
Easter Day rebellion, 685.

others retrieved by, 300.
AUSTIN, Brigadier-General H. H. : GUN. FROM THE OUTPOSTS :

RUNNING IN THE GOLF, 168, 324. RETRIBUTION AT NIANAZAI, 318.
AVE ATQUE VALE, 653.

THE LAST PLACE IN INDIA, 519.

UP JEBEL MORRA : A TRIP IN WEST-
BOTT, ALAN : SHYLOCK, MACBETH, AND ERN DARFUR, 667.

IAN MacTAVISH–The Story of an
Inexcusable Hoax, 137.

GANPAT:
BRITISH SOMALILAND, THE MAD Mol. THE DREAMERS, 66.
LAH OF, 108.

MAHSUDLAND, 1919-1920, 444, 557,
Buxton, EVELYNE: You CHANGE AT 808.
CLAPHAM JUNCTION, 710.

GOD, THE FAGS' APPEAL TO, 478.

GREEN, A STUDY IN, 693.
CANADIAN RIVER, A, 610.

GUN-RUNNING IN THE GULF, 168, 324.
CHANDRAGUP, 39.
Churchill, Mr, indiscretion of, 413. HAMILTON, COLONEL EDWARD, OF THE
CLAPHAM JUNCTION, YOU CHANGE AT, HONOURABLE EAST INDIA COMPANY'S
710.

SERVICE, 771.
Cobden Club, meeting of the, 680. H. H. A. LE F.: The Loss OF THE
COULSON, RAYMOND A. : RETRIBUTION “SAPPHO,” 301.
AT NIANAZAI, 318.

Haig, Sir Douglas, 293, 294-official de-

spatches of, 296-appeal to London
D., R. H. : The LAST PLACE IN INDIA, for supreme authority, 299.
519.

HARRIS, WALTER B. : THE "GOOD OLD
DISRAELI, BENJAMIN, 236.

Days” in MOROCCO, 729.
DREAMERS, THE, 66.

HERITAGE OF THE SUx, THE, 542.
Dyer, General, unflinching conception of

duty at Amritsar, 126-results of dis. INDIA, THE LAST PLACE IN, 519.
missal, 129.

IBISHWOMAN, AN: THE TERROR BY

NIGHT, 27.
“EDICATED BLOKE, AN,” 362.
ESCAPE-A Tale, 628.

JARDINE, D. J.: THE MAD MULLAH
EUGÉNIE, EMPRESS, RECOLLECTIONS OF OF BRITISH SOMALILAND, 108.

TAE, 417, 581.
EWART, Lieut. -General Sir J. SPENCER : King's PRIZE MONEY, THE, 98.

COLONEL EDWARD HAMILTON OF THE KITCHENER, LORD, AND TUR ENGINEER
HONOURABLE EAST INDIA COMPANY'S ING WORK OF THE WAR, 528.

SERVICE, 771.
EXETER, THE DEAN OF: THE PILGRIM LADY JANE CONFESSES, 189. I. The
FATHERS, 310.

Beginning of it, ib.-II. Past His-
Eyre, Governor, the case of, 122 et seq. tory, 193—III. That Night, 197—

IV. Miriam, 200—V. The Play, 204.
FLETCHER, C. R. L.: The Facs' AP. LAMB, MERVYX : ON HAZARDOUS SER.
PEAL TO GOD, 478.

VICE, 751.

LANSDOWNE, MARQUESS OF: A CAN. “SAPPHO," THE LOSS OF THE, 301.
ADIAN RIVER, 610.

SEA CLIFFS, THE LURE OF THE, 393.
LEONARD, JACK: “ TURKEY FOR THE SECRET SURVEY, A, 88.
TURKS," 150.

SERAGLIO, THE OLD, 660.
LIVEING, EDWARD: ESCAPE-A Tale, Shaw - Stewart, Patrick, Mr Ronald
628.

Knox's biography of, 134.
Lloyd George, Mr, and Krassin, 131 — SAYLOCK, MACBETH, AND IAN Mac-
two voices of, 133-great personal in- Tavisi-The Story of an Inexcusable
fluence in War Cabinet, 278 et seq.- Hoax, 137.
and Lenin, 404 et seq.-brave and SINGLETON - GATES, GILBERT: THE
fearless speech at Carnarvon, 686 King's PRIZE MONEY, 98.
et seq.

SMYTH, ETHEL, Mus. Doc. : RECOLLEC-
LUCAS, ST JOHN : THE WISDOM OF TITIONS OF THE EMPRESS EUGÉNIE,
YUNG SENG, 797.

417, 581.
LUKE, Commander H. C.: THE OLD SOMERVILLE, Rear-Admiral BOYLE: A
SERAGLIO, 660.

SECRET SURVEY, 88.

Stinnes, Herr, truculent impudence of,
MACKAY, LYDIA MILLER: CURIOUS at Spa, 269.

MISUNDERSTANDING WITH REGARD TO STRAHAN, J. A. :-
THE TEMPERANCE (SCOTLAND) ACT, SWIFT AND IRELAND, 210.
1913, 53.

THE RECENT EVENTS IN ULSTER,
MACMAHON, ELLA: VIGNETTES, 60, 159, 354.
511, 597.

Swift, STEELE, AND ADDISON, 493.
MAHSUDLAND, 1919-1920. I. The Way, AVE ATQUE VALE, 653.

444–II. The Actors, 451-III. Pic THE ISLE OF Saints, 823.
quets, 458—IV. Putting up a Picquet, SUPREME WAR COUNCIL, AT THE,
467 – V. The Way of an Eagle, 557 273.
-VI. The Ahnai Fight, 566— VII. A Swift AND IRELAND, 210.
Chupao, 808-VIII.“ In Sure and SWIFT, STEELE, AND ADDISON, 493.
Certain Hope," 813–IX. The End of
the Show, 820.

TEMPERANCE (SCOTLAND) Act, 1913,
MONCRIEFF, Major-General Sir GEORGE CURIOUS MISUNDERSTANDING WITH

K. SCOTT : LORD KITCHENER AND THE REGARD TO THE, 53.

ENGINEERING WORK OF THE WAR,528. TERROR BY NIGHT, THE, 27.
Montagu, Mr, on his defence, 262— TI YUNG SENG, THE WISDOM OF, 797.

Mr Gandhi the friend of, 263 et seq. "TURKEY FOR THE TORKS," 150.
MOROCCO, The “GooD OLD DAYS” IN,
729.

“Ulidia,” THE SALVING OF THE, 1,
MUSINGS WITHOUT METHOD: July, 122 248.

-August, 262-September, 404-Oct ULSTER, THE RECENT EVENTS IN,
ober, 544 November, 680—December, 354.
832.

UP JEBEL MURRA : A TRIP IN WESTERN

DARFUR, 667.
ON HAZARDOUS SERVICE, 751.

VIGNETTES : VI. Flynn, 60-VII. “Her
PILGRIM FATHERS, THE, 310.

Own Poor Boy,' 159–VIII. Lady

Clontarff,” 162 — IX. “Poverina,
R., H. A. : YAMATO, 225.

165 - X. Ellen, 511 – XI. Jobber
RAJPUT: THE HERITAGE OF THE SUN, Brannigan, 516—XII. The Crusaders,
542.

597.
RECENT EVENTS IN ULSTER, THE, 354.
Repington, Colonel, military correspon WALMSLEY, LEO: THE LURE OF THE
dent, 289, 290.

SEA CLIFFS, 393.
RETRIBUTION AT NIANAZAI, 318. Webb, Mr and Mrs, 551.
REYNOLDS, A. J.: "AN EDICATED WHIBLEY, CHARLES : BENJAMIN Dis.
BLOKE,” 362.

RAELI, 236.

WRIGHT, CAPTAIN PETER: AT THE
SAINTS, THE ISLE OF, 823.

SUPREME WAR COUNCIL, 273.
SALTIRE : A STUDY IN GREEN, 693. I.

Curfew, ib.-II. Rooks' Castle, 697_ YAMATO, 225.
III. Ambushes, 702-IV. Escorting YOUNG, DESMOND: THE SALVING OF
the Mail, 705.

THE “ULIDIA," 1, 248.

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