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“ TO VICTORY."-NUMBER ISSUED ON JULY 21, 1916, ON THE BELGIAN NATIONAL HOLIDAY.
and we shall attempt the impossible, to give to ‘La man secret agents would be summoned, directions Libre Belgique’ the perfume of roses and violets. would be given, and they would converge upon the
“ The present number is late; this is the reason: house indicated, rush the street door, run down the we had to reprint the edition. ‘La Libre Belgique' hall, climb the stair, count the entrances to the right encountered the enemy. She threw herself into the and force the door-to a water-closet. water to save herself by swimming and was drowned. Rash in its seemingly impudent imprudence, slip(Requiescat in pace!)”.
ping out of every carefully laid German snare with Here is another notice, “ To Our Readers.”
baffling boyish ingenuity, and withdrawing like a “ If they receive the visit of an honorable ecclesias- defiant gamin, with thumb at nose and twiddling fintic, who will attempt to speak to them about 'La Libre gers, it is no wonder that this imp of the perverse beBelgique,' of the good that this journal accomplishes, gan to rasp the nerves of von Bissing, for the worst etc., they are requested to take this frocked Boche of it was that he could not fail to recognize that this politely by the arm and put him out without more ado. was not the desperate game of a single foolhardy ad
“Nevertheless we grant full freedom of action to venturer. It could succeed only through the co-operaall those who would like to embellish this ejection with tion of at least hundreds of patriots, who edited, & master kick upon that portion of the anatomy vul- printed, received, distributed, and read it. It boldly garly called 'the Prussian. This would be merited if served almost weekly notices of stupidity and impo not meritorious.”
, tence on the German Kommandantur. It was one of The Germans offered larger sums for information, the most stinging rebukes to that Machtpolitik, of and turned upside down every suspected house, barn which von Bissing was the exponent. Behind it lay or garage. Every now and then the Kommandantur the challenge of the medieval butchers and clothat Brussels received an anonymous letter, giving very makers of Ghent and Bruges, defiant, if at bay, the precise directions for finding the house and the room still joyous life and liberty-loving spirit of the land in which the journal was published. A squad of Ger- of the Kermess and Mannekenpis.
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