Nations, as well as individuals, could lose their spirit when confronted by a challenge which they could not meet.
As you know, for the last five years we have tried to awaken the human race to the danger that confronts it.
Stormgren could see at once that he was now confronted by men of a much higher calibre, and the group opposite him reminded him strongly of a picture he had once seen of Lenin and his associates in the first days of the Russian Revolution.
Our problem in bringing up these children must, I imagine, be very similar to yours when confronted with the human race.
The greatest danger that confronted you was of a different character altogether-and it did not concern your race alone.