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BISHOP WHITE PRAYER BOOK SOCIETY
THE MOTIVES AND OBJECTS
OF THE WAR.
ET us be very clear, and make clear to all the
world what our motives and our objects are. We are glad to fight for the ultimate peace of the world, and for the liberation of its peoples, the German peoples included; for the rights of nations great and small, and the privilege of men everywhere to choose their way of life and obedience. The world must be made safe for democracy. We have no selfish ends to serve. We desire no conquest, no dominion. . . We fight without rancour,
seeking nothing but what we shall wish to share with all free peoples. :.. We enter this war only where we are clearly forced into it, because there are no other means of defending our rights, ii in armed opposition to an irresponsible government which has thrown aside all considerations of humanity and of right, and is running amuck. ... The day has come when America is privileged to spend her blood and her might for the principles that gave her birth and happiness and the peace which she has treasured. God helping her she can do no other.”—President Wilson.
UR help standeth in the Name of the LORD, who