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- n. The Americas.
- n. All of the countries of the world other than those in Asia taken as a whole.
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I wasn't a member of the council myself, not being the right type for inclusion either in Debrett's or Who's Who, but I knew that the Council for World Peace, a society semi-secret in its nature inasmuch as it recognised that diplomatic negotiations were best not conducted through newspaper headlines, was of only the most recent origin but already regarded through the western world as the last best hope for mankind.
God, in his just judgment of late ages, had sent upon the western world the efficacy of error, that they should believe lies, because they received not the love of the truth; as he foretold, 2 Thess. ii.