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In the Fourth Year Anticipations of a World Peace

By: H. G. Wells

...IN THE FOURTH YEAR Anticipations of a World Peace BY H. G. WELLS 1918 A Penn State Electronic Classics Serie... ... Electronic Classics Series Publication In the Fourth Year: Anticipations of a World Peace by H.G. Wells is a publication of the Pennsylvania State U... ...sity. This Portable Document file is furnished free and without any charge of any kind. Any person using this document file, for any purpose, and in a... ...ied against Germany were busily spinning a disastrous web of greedy secret treaties, were answering aggression by schemes 4 In the Fourth Year of agg... ...se opening days. The Russian revolution put a match to that pile of secret treaties and indeed to all the imperialist plans of the Allies; in the end ... ...to end war,” and we still did not know clearly how. We thought in terms of treaties and alliances. It is largely the detachment and practi- cal genius... ...; the sturdy peasants of Bulgaria suffered from a kindred imposition. Even Norway was saddled with as much of a king as it would stand, as a condition... ...his conception of a life president; both the King of Italy and the King of Norway live as simply as if they were in the White House and are far more a... ...of struggling through this bottle-neck it were conducted from the coast of Norway, where these pests might harbour in a hundred fiords. Con- sider too...

...Excerpt: In the latter half of 1914 a few of us were writing that this war was a ?War of Ideas.? A phrase, ?The War to end War,? got into circulation, amidst much sceptical comment. It was a phrase powerful enough to sway many men, essentially pacifists...

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