Article image
Article image
This article displays in one automatically-generated column. View the full page to see article in its original form.

A SCRAP OF PAPER

"Will you go to war just for a scrap of paper?" This was the question put -to tho British Ambassador at Berlin on August 4 by tho Imperial German Chancellor. A mocking question. Britain's answer came Swift as tho light and searching as the flame. " Yes. for a scrap of paper we will tight Till our last breath, and God defend the right:" A scrap of paper where a name is set Is strong as duty's pledge and honor's debt. A scrap of paner holds for man and wife The- sacrament of love, the bond of life. A scrap o£ paper may be Holv Writ, With God's eternal word to hallow it. A scrap of paper b':nd« us both to stand Defenders of a neutral neighbor iund. By God. by faith, by honor, yes, we fight To keep our na-ne upon that paper white! —"pivis Amerivaaus."- in. tie 'Outlook.'

This article text was automatically generated and may include errors. View the full page to see article in its original form.
Permanent link to this item

https://paperspast.natlib.govt.nz/newspapers/ESD19150123.2.73

Bibliographic details

A SCRAP OF PAPER, Issue 15708, 23 January 1915

Word Count
153

A SCRAP OF PAPER Issue 15708, 23 January 1915

  1. New formats

    Papers Past now contains more than just newspapers. Use these links to navigate to other kinds of materials.

  2. Hierarchy

    These links will always show you how deep you are in the collection. Click them to get a broader view of the items you're currently viewing.

  3. Search

    Enter names, places, or other keywords that you're curious about here. We'll look for them in the fulltext of millions of articles.

  4. Search

    Browsed to an interesting page? Click here to search within the item you're currently viewing, or start a new search.

  5. Search facets

    Use these buttons to limit your searches to particular dates, titles, and more.

  6. View selection

    Switch between images of the original document and text transcriptions and outlines you can cut and paste.

  7. Tools

    Print, save, zoom in and more.

  8. Explore

    If you'd rather just browse through documents, click here to find titles and issues from particular dates and geographic regions.

  9. Need more help?

    The "Help" link will show you different tips for each page on the site, so click here often as you explore the site.

Working