The Reformers' Year Book

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Joseph Edwards, Frederick William Pethick-Lawrence Baron Pethick-Lawrence
Harvester Press, 1906

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Page 70 - pledge' which Labour Members of Parliament were required to take. The object of the Labour group was thus declared to be to secure, by united action, the election to Parliament of candidates promoted, in the first instance, by an affiliated society or societies in the constituency, who undertake to form or join a distinct group in Parliament, with its own Whips and its own policy on Labour questions, to abstain strictly from identifying themselves with or promoting the interests of any section of...
Page 2 - The crest and crowning of all good, Life's final star, is Brotherhood; For it will bring again to earth Her long-lost Poesy and Mirth; Will send new light on every face, A kingly power upon the race. And till it comes, we men are slaves, And travel downward to the dust of graves.
Page 74 - That in the opinion of this Conference the time has arrived when the Labour Party should have as a definite object the socialisation of the means of production, distribution, and exchange, to be controlled by a democratic State in the interest of the entire community ; and the complete emancipation of Labour from the domination of capitalism and landlordism, with the establishment of social and economic equality between the sexes.
Page 2 - Star-led to build the world again. To this Event the ages ran: Make way for Brotherhood — make way for Man.
Page 206 - ... (1) The abrogation of all laws and usages which inflict disability, or confer privilege, on ecclesiastical grounds, upon any subject of the realm. (2) The discontinuance of all payments from public funds, and of all compulsory exactions, for religious purposes. (3) After an equitable satisfaction of existing interests, the application to strictly national purposes of the national property now devoted to the uses of the Church of England and the Church of Scotland ; and, concurrently therewith,...
Page 70 - Candidates and members must accept this constitution; agree to abide by the decisions of the Parliamentary party in carrying out the aims of this constitution; appear before their constituencies under the title of...
Page 188 - The Cortes are composed of a Senate and Congress, equal in authority. There are three classes of Senators — first, Senators by their own right, or Senadores de...
Page 269 - Morley. 2 vols. The Political Writings of Richard Cobden. A New Edition. With Preface by Lord Welby, and Introduction by Sir Louis Mallet and William Cullen Bryant, and a Bibliography.
Page 1 - Ring out false pride in place and blood, The civic slander and the spite: Ring in the love of truth and right, Ring in the common love of good'.

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