The duty of great nations
Print shows John Bull attempting to reassure Uncle Sam that the
storm clouds labeled "Philippine Complications" blowing in from the
right will soon pass; he gestures toward a monument labeled
"Civilization" carved with figures labeled "Guiana, Australia,
Ireland, Scotland, India, Canada, Egypt, S. Africa, [and] W.
Indies," topped with "Britannia" seated with the British
Caption: John Bull--Don't get discouraged, Sam! I've had just that sort of trouble for three hundred years, while I've been building this monument. It has cost many human lives and much money, but the whole world, as well as England, has benefited by it.
The duty of great nations.
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Governor of New York (October 1898-1900)
Keppler & Schwarzmann
Puck, v. 45, no. 1145
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