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" We have been proud of our industrial achievements, but we have not hitherto stopped thoughtfully enough to count the human cost, the cost of lives snuffed out, of energies overtaxed and broken, the fearful physical and spiritual cost to the men and women... "
The Unrest of Women - Page 135
by Edward Sandford Martin - 1913 - 146 pages
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The Columbia Literary History of the United States

Emory Elliott - History - 1988 - 1263 pages
...in Wilson's inaugural address caught the cultural as well as political meaning of the "New Freedom": We have been proud of our industrial achievements,...hitherto stopped thoughtfully enough to count the cost ... of lives snuffed out, of energies overtaxed and broken, the fearful physical and spiritual...
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Methods of Rhetorical Criticism: A Twentieth-century Perspective

Bernard L. Brock, Robert Lee Scott, James W. Chesebro - Literary Criticism - 1989 - 518 pages
...in new lights, to constitute ourselves as a people in new ways. In 1913, for example, Wilson said: "We have been proud of our industrial achievements,...stopped thoughtfully enough to count the human cost. ... We have come now to the sober second thought" (p. 200). In 1865, Lincoln compelled listeners to...
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The Gentle Legions: National Voluntary Health Organizations in America

Richard Carter - Social Science - 1992 - 335 pages
...acknowledged that much remained to be done. "We have been proud of our industrial achievements," he said, "but we have not hitherto stopped thoughtfully enough to count the human cost . . . the fearful physical and spiritual cost to the men and women and children upon whom the dead weight and...
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Document-based Assessment Activities for U.S. History Classes

Kenneth Hilton - History - 1999 - 126 pages
...of what we might have used, and have not stopped to conserve the exceeding bounty of nature. . . . We have been proud of our industrial achievements, but we have not . . . stopped thoughtfully enough to count the human costs. . . . [Our] great Government we loved has...
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The Industrial Revolution in America: A Primary Source History of America's ...

Corona Brezina - Juvenile Nonfiction - 2005 - 64 pages
...worthless and impotent, scorning to be careful, shamefully prodigal as well as admirably efficient. We have been proud of our industrial achievements,...human cost, the cost of lives snuffed out, of energies Impact of the Industrial Revolution overtaxed and broken, the fearful physical and spiritual cost to...
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