Guy de Maupassant: I do not understand how these murderers are tolerated walking on the public streets

Antiwar literary and philosophical selections

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

Guy de Maupassant: The army, murdering those who defend themselves, making prisoners of the rest, pillaging in the name of the Sword

Guy de Maupassant: How and why wars are plotted

Guy de Maupassant: I only pray that our sons may never see any wars again

Guy de Maupassant: Why does society not rise up bodily in rebellion at the word “war”?

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Guy de Maupassant
From Bed No. 29
Translator unknown

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When Captain Epivent passed in the street all the ladies turned to look at him. He was the true type of a handsome officer of huzzars. He was always on parade, always strutted a little and seemed preoccupied and proud of his leg, his figure, and his mustache…

“There’s a great dandy. When shall we stop feeding all these good-for-nothings who go dragging their tinware through the streets? For…

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