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Maurice Baring: Unalterable horror, misery, pain and suffering which is caused by modern war

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Anti-war essays, poems, short stories and literary excerpts

British writers on peace and war

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Maurice Baring
From With the Russians in Manchuria (1905)

As to the war I shall be satisfied if there is a single sentence in this book which will have brought home to anyone the unalterable horror, misery, pain, and suffering which is caused by a modern war – anything which will make people reflect when, or rather before, they beat the big drum and appeal to St. Jingo.

War is an insensate abomination…

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