Greco-turkish War 1919���1922 Greek Expansion Greek Advance October 1920

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    We are caught up Mr. Perry on a great wave whether we will or no, a great wave of expansion and progress. All these mechanical inventions—telephones, electricity, steel bridges, horseless vehicles—they are all leading somewhere. It’s up to us to be on the inside in the forefront of progress.
    John Dos Passos (1896–1970)

    It is in vain that we would circumscribe the power of one half of our race, and that half by far the most important and influential. If they exert it not for good, they will for evil; if they advance not knowledge, they will perpetuate ignorance. Let women stand where they may in the scale of improvement, their position decides that of the race.
    Frances Wright (1795–1852)

    What’s the Latin name for ‘parsley’?
    What’s the Greek name for Swine’s Snout?
    Robert Browning (1812–1889)

    “... But if you shrink from being scared,
    What would you say to war if it should come?
    That’s what for reasons I should like to know
    If you can comfort me by any answer.”
    “Oh, but war’s not for children it’s for men.”
    Robert Frost (1874–1963)