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" Were half the power that fills the world with terror, Were half the wealth bestowed on camps and courts, Given to redeem the human mind from error, There were no need of arsenals or forts: The warrior's name would be a name abhorred! "
The Parish Monthly: Is Distributed the First Sunday of Each Month at the ... - Page 14
1908
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Selected Poems

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow - Poetry - 1988 - 389 pages
...instruments as these, Thou drownest Nature's sweet and kindly voices, And jarrest the celestial harmonies? Were half the power, that fills the world with terror,...hand against a brother, on its forehead Would wear for evermore the curse of Cain!* Down the dark future, through long generations, The echoing sounds...
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The Tragedy of American Diplomacy

William Appleman Williams - Political Science - 1988 - 334 pages
...revolutions to move immediately and visibly toward their goal of a better human life. CHAPTER EIGHT Were half the power, that fills the world with terror,...from error, There were no need of arsenals or forts. HENRY WADSVVORTH LONGFELLOW, "THE ARSENAL AT SPRINGFIELD" It is not the primacy of economic motives...
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Lift Every Voice: African American Oratory, 1787-1900

Philip Sheldon Foner, Robert J. Branham, Robert Branham - History - 1998 - 925 pages
...the parliament of nations, The federation of the world. Equally fatuous was Longfellow's lament that Were half the power that fills the world with terror,...human mind from error, There were no need of arsenals and forts. Apathy leads to stagnation. The arsenal, the fort, the warrior are as necessary as the school,...
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Irish Political Economy, Volume 3

Thomas A. Boylan, Tadhg Foley - Economics - 2003 - 360 pages
...virtuous habits, less expense is required for the police regulations of society. For almost true it is "Were half the power that fills the world with terror,...human mind from error, There were no need of arsenals and forts." — LONGFELLOW. And so, the education of the poor may be considered as an auxiliary measure...
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A Time for Change

Asher Keren - Religion - 2005 - 294 pages
...achieve. Utopia. It is indeed Messianic in the most positive sense of the word. THE ARSENAL AT SPRINGFIELD Were half the power, that fills the world with terror,...human mind from error, There were no need of arsenals nor forts: The warrior's name would be a name abhorred! And every nation that should lift again Its...
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The Blast

Alexander Berkman - Political Science - 2005 - 242 pages
...Magons $7.50 WERE half the power that Oils the world with terror. Were half the wealth bestowed on camp and courts, Given to redeem the human mind from error, There were no need of arsenals or forts. —Henry Waduwortb Longfellow. Do you realize the Importance of a FEARLESS PRESS? Subscribe and get...
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Triumphant Democracy

Andrew Carnegie - Travel - 2005 - 432 pages
...spends nearly two pounds upon education for every one spent for war. Truly has Longfellow written : "Were half the power that fills the world with terror, Were half the wealth bestow'd on camps and courts, Given to redeem the human mind from error, There were no need of arsenals...
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Wisdom for the Soul: Five Millennia of Prescriptions for Spiritual Healing

Larry Chang - Body, Mind & Spirit - 2006 - 817 pages
...certain abdication of prudence and foresight is an element of success. ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson, 1803-1882 ~ Were half the power that fills the world with terror,...human mind from error, There were no need of arsenals and forts. ~ Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, 1807-1882 ~ The man who insists upon seeing with perfect clearness...
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The Wonderful Century: Its Successes and Failures

Alfred R. Wallace - History - 2007 - 460 pages
...disgrace to the closing years of our century. 8. THB VAMPIRE or WAB. Were half the power that fllli the world with terror, Were half the wealth bestowed...redeem the human mind from error, There were no need for Arsenals and Ports. The Warrior's name would be a name abhorred ! And every nation that should...
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The Education of Henry Adams

Henry Adams - Biography & Autobiography - 2008 - 456 pages
...forbidden. Education was divine, and man needed only a correct knowledge of facts to reach perfection: "Were half the power that fills the world with terror,...human mind from error, There were no need of arsenals nor forts." Nothing quieted doubt so completely as the mental calm of the Unitarian clergy. In uniform...
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