Great Speeches of the War

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Sir Edward Grey

Sir Edward Grey
(Minister for Foreign Affairs)

GREAT SPEECHES

OF THE WAR

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PRINTED BY

HAZELL, WATSON & VINEY, LD.
LONDON AND AYLESBURY
1915

PUBLISHERS' NOTE

 

Here in this volume are gathered together all the most important speeches dealing with the War in all its aspects by Ministers, by Members of Parliament, and by Public men both of our own Country and of our Allies, France, Belgium, and Russia — speeches which will in time become documents of the greatest historical interest.

These speeches have with a few exceptions been revised and corrected for this volume by their authors.

LIST OF SPEAKERS

PAGE
Rt. Hon. Sir Edward Grey 1
John Redmond 17
Rt. Hon. Austen Chamberlain 19
Rt. Hon. H. H. Asquith 25
Earl Curzon of Kedleston 33
Rt. Hon. A. Bonar Law 44
Rt. Hon. A. J. Balfour 48
Rt. Hon. Sir John Simon 54
Earl Kitchener 59
Rt. Hon. D. Lloyd George 62
Dr. Clifford 75
M. Viviani 93
Rt. Hon. D. Lloyd George 95
Rt. Hon. Winston S. Churchill 104
Earl of Rosebery 121
Will Crooks 130
Horatio Bottomley 135
Rt. Hon. H. H. Asquith 151
Sir William Robertson Nicoll 159
Tom Richards 163
Rt. Hon. T. J. Macnamara 166
Rt. Hon. A. Bonar Law 173
Earl of Rosebery 182
T. P. O'Connor 187
John Redmond 195
Rt. Hon. H. H. Asquith 201
Rt. Hon. T. McKinnon Wood 209
Rt. Hon. Winston S. Churchill 216
Rt. Hon. Austen Chamberlain 220
M. Aristide Briand 229
Earl Curzon of Kedleston 234
Sir Edward Holden 238
Marquess of Lansdowne 248
M. Paul Hymans 258
M. Sazonoff 263
Rt. Hon. F. E. Smith 268
Rt. Hon. Sir Edward Grey 271
Rt. Hon. Lewis Harcourt 275
Rudyard Kipling 279
Rt. Hon. Winston S. Churchill 282
Viscount Haldane 292
Philip Snowden 299
Prince Lichnowsky 307

LIST OF PLATES

Sir Edward Grey Frontispiece
FACING PAGE
Rt. Hon. A. J. Balfour 48
Rt. Hon. Sir John Simon 54
Earl Kitchener 60
Rt. Hon. D. Lloyd George 74
M. René Viviani 92
Rt. Hon. Winston S. Churchill 104
Earl of Rosebery 122
Rt. Hon. H. H. Asquith 152
Rt. Hon. A. Bonar Law 174
Earl Curzon of Kedleston 234
Viscount Haldane 292