WHAT THE VARIOUS NATIONS WANTED AT
PARIS: CHARACTERISTICS OF LLOYD GEORGE,
CLEMENCEAU, AND OTHER LEADERS AT PARIS:
THEIR RELATIONSHIPS WITH THE PRESIDENT:
THE ITALIANS AT THE PEACE CONFERENCE
ANYTHING with which the Italians have to do is bound to be dramatic. They set everything to music and present it on the stage! D'Annunzio expressed the Italian temperament the other day, accurately if extremely, when he marched into Fiume and chose the grave in which he, the martyred hero, was to rest.
So it was that the Italian crisis at Paris was the most dramatic of any. It is an interesting fact that the President had to "go down on the mat" with each of the great powers in turn--the principles he stood for coming into conflict with the special interests they supported.
When an Englishman has his fancy fixed