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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 American Year Book: A Record of Events and Progress... - Page 14
1914
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Proceedings of the Attorney General's Conference on Crime Held December 10 ...

Crime - 1936 - 578 pages
...testified that restraint should be curative, not repressive; reformative, not deformative. NOTE 7 — "We have been proud of our industrial achievements,...and women and children upon whom the dead weight, the burden of it all, has fallen pitilessly the years through. The groans and agonies of it all had...
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Bulletin of the American Library Association, Volume 7

American Library Association - Library science - 1913
...individuality. In his inaugural address President Wilson uttered these accusing heart searching words: "We have been proud of our industrial achievements,...whom the dead weight and burden of it all has fallen without mercy the years through. The groans and agony of It all, the solemn moving undertone of our...
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Political economy and constitutional reform: hearings before the ..., Part 1

United States. Congress. Joint Economic Committee - Constitutional law - 1983
...worthless and impotent, scorning to be careful, shamefully prodigal as well as admirably efficient. We have been proud of our industrial achievements,...energies overtaxed and broken, the fearful physical and spirtual cost to the men and women and childred upon (shorn the dead weight and burden of it all has...
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Political Economy and Constitutional Reform: Hearings Before the ..., Part 1

United States. Congress. Joint Economic Committee - Constitutional law - 1983
...impotent, scorning to be careful, shamefully prod-igal as well as admirably efficient. We have been 264 proud of our industrial achievements, but we have...energies overtaxed and broken, the fearful physical and spirtual cost to the men and women and childred upon whom the dead weight and burden of it all has...
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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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High Definition Television: An Annotated Multidisciplinary Bibliography ...

Reference - 1994 - 347 pages
...speeches show a consistent and persistent concern for those whom he identified in the inaugural as "the men and women and children upon whom the dead weight and burden has fallen pitilessly the years through." At a rally in Madison Square Garden on October 31, for example,...
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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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Selected Addresses and Public Papers of Woodrow Wilson

Woodrow Wilson - History - 2002 - 332 pages
...worthless and impotent, scorning to be careful, shamefully prodigal as well as admirably efficient. We have been proud of our industrial achievements,...children upon whom the dead weight and burden of it alt has fallen pitilessly the years through. The groans and agony of it all had not yet reached our...
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