A FATHER had a family of sons who were perpetually quarreling among themselves. When he failed to heal their disputes by his exhortations, he determined to give them a practical illustration of the evils of disunion; and for this purpose he on... Read more of The Father and His Sons at Children Stories.caInformational Site Network Informational
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Why The United States Entered The War
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A Congressional Message
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The Searchlights
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The Fleet That Lost Its Soul
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Sergeant York Of Tennessee
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The United States At War--at Home
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The Secret Service
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The Poilu
The soldier of France, the poilu, is a crusader. He is fight...

Where The Tide Turned
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The Capture Of Dun
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The United States At War--in France
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Joyce Kilmer
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Harry Lauder Sings
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Trees
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The Soldiers Who Go To Sea
If the army or the navy ever gaze on Heaven's scenes, Th...

The Quality Of Mercy
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After-days






When the last gun has long withheld
Its thunder, and its mouth is sealed,
Strong men shall drive the furrow straight
On some remembered battlefield.

Untroubled they shall hear the loud
And gusty driving of the rains,
And birds with immemorial voice
Sing as of old in leafy lanes.

The stricken, tainted soil shall be
Again a flowery paradise--
Pure with the memory of the dead
And purer for their sacrifice.

ERIC CHILMAN






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