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Mahatma Gandhi—1917.


MAHATMA GANDHI

HIS LIFE, WRITINGS AND SPEECHES


WITH FOREWORD

BY

MRS. SAROJINI NAIDU


GANESH & CO., MADRAS

 

All Rights Reserved

 


"I see in Mr. Gandhi the patient sufferer for the cause of righteousness and mercy, a truer representative of the Crucified Saviour than the men who have thrown him into prison and yet call themselves by the name of Christ." — Lord Bishop of Madras.

THE CAMBRIDGE PRESS, MADRAS


PUBLISHERS' NOTE

The publishers feel that no apology or justification on their part is needed for sending out this volume to the public. All who honour nobility of purpose and high rectitude of conduct, all who honour Mr. Gandhi, who is as an embodiment of them, will be glad to have in a collected form the writings and speeches of a man whose words still linger behind his deeds. This volume is by no means exhaustive. Mr. Gandhi's speeches and writings lie scattered in various places and the task of collection is not yet over. When sufficient material has accumulated the Publishers hope to issue a second volume.

In conclusion, the Publishers desire to express their thanks to a friend of theirs who is responsible for the life-sketch, and to Mrs. Sarojini Naidu for having contributed the beautiful foreword found at the beginning of this volume.


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APPENDIX I

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APPENDIX II

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APPENDIX III—Appreciations of Mr. Gandhi

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APPENDIX IV

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APPENDIX V

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APPENDIX VI

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LIST OF ILLUSTRATIONS

Mahatma Gandhi Frontispiece.
M. K. Gandhi, Barrister xxi
Mrs. Doke xli
Mrs. H. S. L. Polak „ 
Mr. H. S. L. Polak lxix
Mr. H. Kallenback „ 
Miss Valiamma lxxxi
Mrs. Sheik Meatab „ 
Mr. A. H. West 41
Mr. Maganlal K. Gandhi „ 
Mr. and Mrs. Gandhi 45
Harbatsingh 49
Mr. Budree Ahir „ 
Mr. G. K. Gokhale 73
Rev. C. F. Andrews 87
Mr. W. H. Pearson „ 
Rev. J. J. Doke „ 
Sir M. M. Bhownaggree 197
Mr. Ratan Tata „ 
Lord Ampthill 201
Mr. Hajee Hoosen David 227
Mrs. Annie Besant „ 
Lord Hardinge 249
Count L. N. Tolstoy 257
Sir Rabindranath Tagore „ 

This work was published before January 1, 1925, and is in the public domain worldwide because the author died at least 100 years ago.