The Forerunners (Romain Rolland)

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The Forerunners  (1920) 
by Romain Rolland, translated by Eden Paul and Cedar Paul

THE FORERUNNERS


BY

ROMAIN ROLLAND


TRANSLATED BY

EDEN AND CEDAR PAUL


LONDON: GEORGE ALLEN & UNWIN LTD.

RUSKIN HOUSE, 40 MUSEUM STREET, W.C. I



First published in 1920


TO

THE MEMORY OF

THE MARTYRS OF THE NEW FAITH

IN THE HUMAN INTERNATIONAL.

TO

JEAN JAURÈS,

KARL LIEBKNECHT, ROSA LUXEMBURG,

KURT EISNER, GUSTAV LANDAUER,


THE VICTIMS OF BLOODTHIRSTY STUPIDITY

AND MURDEROUS FALSEHOOD,

THE LIBERATORS OF THE MEN

WHO KILLED THEM.


R. R.

August, 1919.

PAGE
Dedication 5
Introduction 9
I. Ara Pacis 11
II. Upwards, Along a Winding Road 15
III. To the Murdered People 23
IV. To the Undying Antigone 32
V. A Woman's Voice from out the Tumult 34
VI. Freedom 37
VII. Free Russia, the Liberator 39
VIII. Tolstoy: the Free Spirit 41
IX. To Maxim Gorki 45
X. Two Letters from Maxim Gorki 47
XI. To the Writers of America 51
XII. Free Voices from America 55
XIII. On Behalf of E. D. Morel 67
XIV. Young Switzerland 69
XV. Under Fire 86
XVI. Ave, Cæsar, Morituri Te Salutant 95
XVII. Ave, Cæsar, Those Who Wish to Live Salute Thee 101
XVIII. Men in Battle 106
XIX. Vox Clamantis 121
XX. A Great European, G. F. Nocolai 140
XXI. Reflections on Reading Auguste Forel 175
XXII. On Behalf of the International of the Mind 185
XXIII. A Call to Europeans 195
XXIV. Open Letter to President Wilson 204
XXV. Against Victorious Bismarckism 207
XXVI. Declaration of the Independence of the Mind 209
Supplementary Note to Chapter XX 217
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