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History of the American Negro in the Great World War

His Splendid Record in the Battle Zones of Europe

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Published: 1919
Language: English
Wordcount: 107,241 / 337 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 66.1
LoC Category: D
Downloads: 1,463
Added to site: 2005.08.27
mnybks.net#: 11573
Origin: gutenberg.org

Including a Resume of His Past Services to his Country in the Wars of the Revolution, of 1812, the War of Rebellion, the Indian Wars on the Frontier, the Spanish-American War, and the Late Imbroglio With Mexico

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EN OR WILL BE FOR YEARS TO COME?

* * * * *

DOES--

The rose in bud respond to the wooing breath of the mornings of June?

IS--

The whistle of robin red breast clearer and more exultant, as its watchful gaze, bearing in its inscrutable depths the mystery of all the centuries; the Omniscience of DIVINITY, discovers a cherry tree bending to--

"The green grass"

from the weight of its blood red fruit?

* * * * *

DOES--

The nightingale respond to its mate; caroling its amatory challenge from afar; across brake and dale and glen; beyond a

"Dim old forest" the earth bathed in the silver light of the harvest moon!

* * * * *

EVEN SO--

And for the same reason which the wisest of us cannot explain, that the rose, the robin and nightingale respond to the lure that invites, the zephyrs that caress, I find myself moved to say not only a word--a few, but many, of praise and commendation of this

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