The Crisis — Volume 04

The Crisis — Volume 04


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The Project Gutenberg EBook of The Crisis, Volume 4, by Winston ChurchillThis eBook is for the use of anyone anywhere at no cost and with almost no restrictions whatsoever. You may copy it,give it away or re-use it under the terms of the Project Gutenberg License included with this eBook or online atwww.gutenberg.netTitle: The Crisis, Volume 4Author: Winston ChurchillRelease Date: October 19, 2004 [EBook #5391]Language: English*** START OF THIS PROJECT GUTENBERG EBOOK THE CRISIS, VOLUME 4 ***Produced by David WidgerTHE CRISISBy Winston ChurchillVolume 4.CHAPTER VIIAN EXCURSIONI am going ahead two years. Two years during which a nation struggled in agony with sickness, and even the greatstrength with which she was endowed at birth was not equal to the task of throwing it off. In 1620 a Dutch ship hadbrought from Guinea to his Majesty's Colony of Virginia the germs of that disease for which the Nation's blood was to belet so freely. During these years signs of dissolution, of death, were not wanting.In the city by the Father of Waters where the races met, men and women were born into the world, who were to die inancient Cuba, who were to be left fatherless in the struggle soon to come, who were to live to see new monsters rise tognaw at the vitals of the Republic, and to hear again the cynical laugh of Europe. But they were also to see their country apower in the world, perchance the greatest power. While Europe had wrangled, the child of the West ...



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