Upton Sinclair, ed. (1878–1968). The Cry for Justice: An Anthology of the Literature of Social Protest. 1915.

Book XI: War

Pictures of a terrible evil, and denunciations of it, which will be found especially timely at the present hour.
I Sing the Battle (From “The Cry of Youth”)—Harry Kemp
War (From “Beyond the Breakers”)—George Sterling
Sartor Resartus—Thomas Carlyle (1795–1881)
The Soldier’s Oath—Kaiser Wilhelm of Germany (1859–1941)
The Coming of War—Leo Tolstoy (1828–1910)
Slavery—William Cowper (1731–1800)
The Biglow Papers—James Russell Lowell (1819–91)
To a Nine-inch Gun—P. F. McCarthy
Kruppism (From “The Present Hour”)—Percy Mackaye
The Empress Catherine II of Russia (1729–96)
Frederick the Great of Prussia (1712–86)
Our Father Which Art in Heaven (From “The Human Slaughter-House”)—Wilhelm Lamszus
The War Prayer—Mark Twain (1835–1910)
The Illusion of War—Richard Le Gallienne (1866–1947)
Lay Down Your Arms—Baroness Bertha Von Suttner (1843–1914)
Before Sedan—Austin Dobson (1840–1921)
Doubt (From “The Present Hour”)—Percy Mackaye
The Wife of Flanders—Gilbert K. Chesterton (1874–1936)
Buttons—Carl Sandburg (1878–1967)
The Wine Press—Alfred Noyes (1880–1958)
War (From “Songs of Joy”)—William H. Davies (1871–1940)
In Praise of the Warrior (From “Don Quixote”)—Miguel De Cervantes (1547–1616)
Song of the Exposition—Walt Whitman (1819–92)
Woman and War (From “Woman and Labor”)—Olive Schreiner (1855–1920)
The Arsenal at Springfield—Henry Wadsworth Longfellow (1807–82)
War and Peace—Benjamin Franklin (1706–90)
A Prayer of the Peoples (From “The Present Hour”)—Percy Mackaye
War—The Great Indian, Chief Joseph
A Project for a Perpetual Peace—Jean Jacques Rousseau (1712–78)
Let the People Vote on War—Allen L. Benson
Anti-Militarism (From “The Red Wave”)—Joseph-Henry Rosny, the Elder
The Dawn—Émile Verhaeren (1855–1916)
The Springtime of Peace (From “Studies in Socialism”)—Jean Léon Jaurès (1859–1914)