"What Devil is riding Briand?"

"Double Faced Briand shows his true /ace."

"A knife in Germany's back from Briand."

"Evil Briand"

These comments, and others like them, sizzled from the sanctums of foremost Berlin editors, last week−even from such editors as urbane Georg Bernhard* and mild Henrich Rippler. . . .†

The rest of the Teuton press simply bellowed SCHWEINEHUND!! at M. Aristide Briand, French Foreign Minister, old, baggy-trousered, shaggy-headed, and perhaps Europe's smartest statesman.

What may someday be remembered as "Briand's Schweinehund Speech" was delivered last week before the Assembly of the League of...

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