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The wrack of the storm / by Maurice Maeterlinck; translated by Alexander Teixeira de Mattos.

By: Maeterlinck, Maurice, 1862-1949.
Contributor(s): Teixeira de Mattos, Alexander, 1865-1921.
Publisher: London : Methuen, [1916]Description: x, 277 p. 20 cm.ISBN: (Hbk.).Subject(s): World War, 1914-1918 | French essays -- Belgian authorsDDC classification: 844
Contents:
After the victory.--King Albert.--The hostage cities.--To save four cities.--Pro patria: I.--Heroism.--Pro patria: II.--Pro patria: III.--Belgium's flag day.--On the death of a little soldier.--The hour of destiny.--In Italy.--On rereading Thucydides.--The dead do not die.--In memoriam.--Supernatural communications in war-time.--Edith Cavell.--The life of the dead.--The war and the prophets.--The will of earth.--For Poland.--When the war is over.--The massacre of the innocents.
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Reserve 844 MAE (Browse shelf) Not for loan 000435864

"The present volume contains, in the chronological order in which they were produced, all the essays published and all the speeches delivered by M. Maeterlinck since the beginning of the war, upon which ... each one of them has a direct bearing."--Translator's note.

"The massacre of the innocents appeared for the first time in 1886, in a little periodical called La Plé̈ıade."--p. 255.

After the victory.--King Albert.--The hostage cities.--To save four cities.--Pro patria: I.--Heroism.--Pro patria: II.--Pro patria: III.--Belgium's flag day.--On the death of a little soldier.--The hour of destiny.--In Italy.--On rereading Thucydides.--The dead do not die.--In memoriam.--Supernatural communications in war-time.--Edith Cavell.--The life of the dead.--The war and the prophets.--The will of earth.--For Poland.--When the war is over.--The massacre of the innocents.

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