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100 years ago

100 years ago: Hymns and comic songs

COMIC songs, according to the Bishop of Birmingham [Henry Russell Wakefield], are an immense solace to our men at the Front

100 years ago: Women and the war

100 years ago: Women and the war

IN THE organizing of processions women are supremely resourceful and efficient, and we doubt not that the march to Whitehall to-morrow will, weather permitting, be, as a pageant, an unqualified success. Its purpose, moreover, is entirely laudable: it is to convince Mr Lloyd George,...

100 years ago: Suspend the Convocations

100 years ago: Suspend the Convocations

It is scarcely worth while to summon the Convocations to discuss platitudes at enormous length, and, since contentious business is ruled out, the sessions might profitably be suspended for the duration of the war

100 years ago: Closed for private prayer

100 years ago: Closed for private prayer

OUR leading article of last week on the Mobilization of Religion has brought us many letters from correspondents who complain of the entire or early closing of churches on weekdays

100 years ago: Our soldiers maligned

100 years ago: Our soldiers maligned

THERE has been much mischievous and unwarrantable talk about an imaginary prospective increase of illegitimacy as a consequence of the war

Letters from the Front

WHEN the Press Bureau began its work, its operations appeared to us so capricious and arbitrary that self-respecting newspapers were disposed to be restive. Now, however, that it intends to carry out its functions on rigorous lines, exercising a real, vigilant and impartial...

100 years ago: Wisdom in Magna Carta

IN ONE respect at least Magna Carta was quite abreast of modern conditions

100 years ago: Hereford v. Zanzibar

THE Bishop of Hereford's apologia, delivered at his visitation of the diocese, is another case of qui s'excuse s'accuse

100 years ago: The Lusitania is sunk

100 years ago: The Lusitania is sunk

IN RECORDING the latest of German barbarities, the sinking of the Cunard liner Lusitania and the drowning of nearly 1,200 passengers and crew, we perceive the uselessness of trying to bring home to the guilty perpetrators a sense of shame

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