The Exaltation of the Flag: Proceedings at the Patriotic Mass Meeting Held by the Americans of the Philippine Islands, which Took Place in the City of Manila, P.I., on the Evening of Friday, August 23, 1907

Robert B. Westcott
J.R. Edgar, 1907 - 160 páginas

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Página 98 - ... labors all the inhabitants of the Philippine Islands may come to look back with gratitude to the day when God gave victory to American arms at Manila and set their land under the sovereignty and the protection of the people of the United States.
Página 44 - Flag of the free heart's hope and home, By angel hands to valor given ! Thy stars have lit the welkin dome, And all thy hues were born in heaven. Forever float that standard sheet ! Where breathes the foe but falls before us, With Freedom's soil beneath our feet, And Freedom's banner streaming o'er us ! JOSEPH RODMAN DRAKE.
Página 158 - May, nineteen hundred and one, in arms against the authority of the United States in the Philippine Islands, or who shall thereafter give aid and comfort to the enemies of the United States so in arms...
Página 159 - Islands, shall be punished by a fine of not less than five hundred pesos nor more than five thousand pesos, or by imprisonment for not less than three months nor more than five years, or by both such fine and imprisonment, in the discretion of the court.
Página 159 - Any person who shall violate the provisions of this section shall be punished by a fine of not less than five hundred pesos nor...
Página 97 - One who loves the Union will love the State in which he resides and love both of the common country and of the State will diminish in proportion as respect for the flag is weakened. Therefore a State will be wanting in care for the well-being of its people if it ignores the fact that they regard the flag as a symbol of their country's power and prestige, and will be impatient if any open disrespect is shown towards it.
Página 100 - O, Dewey was the morning Upon the first of May, And Dewey was the Admiral Down in Manila Bay; And Dewey were the Regent's eyes, "Them " orbs of royal blue ! And Dewey feel discouraged ? I Dew not think we Dew.
Página 97 - ... For that flag every true American has not simply an appreciation but a deep affection. No American, nor any foreign born person who enjoys the privileges of American citizenship, ever looks upon it without taking pride in the fact that he lives under this free Government. Hence, it has often occurred that insults to a flag have been the cause of war, and indignities put upon it, in the presence of those who revere it, have often been resented and sometimes punished on the spot.
Página 156 - ... or which tend to stir up the people against the lawful authorities or to disturb the peace of the community, the safety and order of the Government...
Página 93 - That contempt or disrespect for an emblem begets a like state of mind toward that for which it stands is a psychological law which underlies the canons against profanation which abound in every system of religious instruction. Such inhibitions against the irreverent use of sacred things are not mere arbitrary fulminations, but are grounded on sound practical considerations and the conviction that such use of the sacred emblems of religion is inimical to the cause of religion itself. The legislation...

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