The Schemes of the Kaiser

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Author: Juliette Adam
Published: 1918
Language: English
Wordcount: 58,656 / 181 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 54.5
LoC Category: J
Downloads: 702
Added to site: 2006.02.10
mnybks.net#: 12704
Origin: gutenberg.org
Genre: Politics

Translated by J. O. P. Bland

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Russia and France united, and for this reason it behoves her (says Videant Consules) to increase her forces by a superhuman effort. As matters stand, in spite of the Triple Alliance, in spite of the sympathy and support of Austria and Italy (ruinous for them) William II is by no means confident in the future success of his arms.

Now this hero is not taking any chances. In order that might may overcome right, he wants to be quite sure of superior numbers. And this explains why the Emperor of Germany is a "pacifist" to-day!

But things are likely to be different by October 1. I would have the dupes of pacifism read carefully the following extract from his speech; if they remain deaf to its meaning, it can only be because, like the man in the fable, they do not wish to hear.

"It is true," says the German Emperor, "that we have neglected none of the measures by which our military strength may be increased within the limits prescribed by the law, but what we have been able to effect i

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