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"LOVE YOUR ENEMIES."

Sl-'TiMOXs THAT ARK MI:SPLACFT). Tlio ]ii-pspii.u" of the olKoiid T*presaatt* lives of Frame. Japan. ..ml Russia at t-h» annual dinner of the Sydney l T nfv«Hifcy Fvetiiutf Students' Assn/iath.it last TTaek, wu.« to some extent res-poiisib!') for ti« many references thai, were msdt <lnr!nfl 111" evening t-o I i/«i war. l-fcfi'iT-iices tc the situation, and to the deed,* thai have been performed v.-fiv loudly cheered, ;aad i'n> St.ii" Chief Justice, r-ir AYdh'ntti P. ; Cuilen. wlj.i is Chain ellm n> tiit» Univejs. i shy, struck ;i not,* which •ound hmraa'fc favor. J Mom from the Sydney T'niversity. he ! said, hxd t'nno in large numbers to do I men's wur!; in the service uf the i;ai.k:i. j Sunn- <if them had attained positions of | dirtin. tion in command, ami one at lenst I had his blood for flu- Ftnpire. Yet., [lie did nut Kiion that, people in Australia. realised ihr. awful *fe nmeis that this contest involved. There were now 1.700 .'Midguts at Cambi-idoe instead of 3.700. Trinity Cn|lr C e alone had only 260 n:it of 550 men. The Glasgow X'nivt-risitv had "100 fewer students than last vear. Sir William Ciilh-n pmc-eded : " What 1 wan! to out r.i all that is this": We do lid know -no on,- knows-how ! lorij.' t!n'-< I'oiupvt may last. The trlu.'e fabric of a mighty n.ition limits in . t)i-> liaiaiM,-: I,tit. i:o '-i-eat n.'ition ' thm ha* been pi epai hip for w,-ir for so rrmiiy yc:r-. that has put into It its whole brain, and worked out with the most. .«. ientilio prit ■ •inlrs every detail of every possible proliicni that may confront it,, easily has : u. fabric shattered This crisis, the trre.-t.-o! of modern times, ir- of .such a naiur.' that, no possible peaer ran Ic ana need, until one nation or the other is crippled. Wil lime laith that, it will not he ours. hut ar-- v. thinkiue; enough about ;i ? Hear, hear.' "I have heen rather entertained liv certain «li-i ovi r.-es in parts- ot (lie Kn.tilish Press from writers who seem to f:-.,n, above ail things, that we will hold on kiorllv f:>riiir-s toward? our opponents, and who air endeavoring jo place in frontof us i lie view t hat wo must supples-, every hard fe.-linp to those who are lightm- atranis! lis. It is liko a malevolent old lady who piva..h.-< to jneit :a mortal , onibat: 'la t i'loiinrlv l-,vti ■',,,,. tioin..' dl.-ar. hoar, i ■ •' i h.-li.-ve tills ~? ii,,- 15; i i:.- •,. and of i \iisi ralians. n of tlie sane' l-i.-ed: that ;: ; i'-y v, ill nevor !.<• i?.-;;n or iaii ; aii'.i!i":i<. , diiv. n 1 think those .sr-i'inoiis. c 1 iro<-tt • i I t.evaids niodifylr,,' any O'.-Tr,,' of re.-oiit- | inent ;ij,'i.iiisl I'm iftions oi our opjio- ;' rout- ai.- sa<i!y n:ispla,-,-d. - A pphniße. i Tin- to-t---ins- in \-. iioiii .an- : slionld l'm <eil ate ih.- victims o) (rtieity. meaiiiie-s. ami nniuilily Imid applausei 1 'iiu.-ii'passed in niofir'rn 'history, and ; scarcely equalled in ;m.. ienl history; and ;loom- 'who tf'l us il;at v.-r are ;.,' inward 'this matt'i' Horn the i hiiosutiiii.- stand- . jioiiit. di-iiarinc: that v. e "hoiild feel love for tin- people with whom our nation is • ■i.uM.jo.i Me iv;i;,iiiic; our lime, and lhe\- : arc, to >,, in" extent no cue knovs to how i L'reat an .-xlent takine; t'ne li'.-.n- out ~; the m,-;. who could help iis if they thr.-w their whole heart and s.ml into tin- work."' i .Uai.-l applause.-iio-pmidmp; to tile to;i?t of -Tile Allies." ■ piopoi-ed i:y Acting I'roie.-»or Hohm', M. .('luiyet, I ,'aisul General tor ]'"rame. had a most enthusiastic reception, the com-pa-ny .d|.e;itiit ' The Aiar.-.ullaise ' and ■ eiteerine; h-',) 11 i!_.-. He ,o-,]/'|ied upon the ■ iiiu'vei sity lil. o: (iermany. v.heie the slmlent- wei-e tanu'hl to >:i of l .'erniai!/ ; ;:s hem- ahove every otimr lunion. h'reucli students did n-'t snip "f !'"r.it:.--i ' heinj; ahove every oiler nation. Titer sane: ,■!' Franc- luu'iic; ( .<pi.i! to the hest • applau-.c mid that, was the spii it "'liirn . animaled tin- nation. lApplsn.-e. ■ Mr S. .Shimisii. Consul fiotKTal :"'H [ .i-ipan. had also a tr»■■ -:it leeeption. After . ;; reiei.-iue to the work &< . omjilished hy the tiniversitie.-i oi' Japan and Australia, he. snoke of his nation's pari in the war. •Mlii'r siili, I tngs and losses." hj" said. •'have hern trilling in comparison with tho.-o I,' Ureal Britain a.nd her other Allies, hut to tle.se who are affect-ed im thein they are serious and teal '-n.ouMi. At any rate, .sufficient had been done m jii..;ifv tie- -.'.-olds of t'oimt Okiini".. tic r,.nii'i -u' Japan. which appear in ar article written 1)V hini and pulehh-d in the '.lapa.n Maea/■lie." I mint Mkunia. says: 'lt will iv» our one amiiitimi at this time to shre-.-the West n-ha-t- it i« slow to believe—t hat. we tan v.oik harmmilusly with atl l-.eid-nUil J'owets to sup),ort. and protect th- hi'.d)i--t ideals of civilisation, even u !.':,-' .-.\!ei't oi dy in- for them.' "

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"LOVE YOUR ENEMIES.", Evening Star, Issue 15685, 26 December 1914

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"LOVE YOUR ENEMIES." Evening Star, Issue 15685, 26 December 1914

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