He formulated the demand for Irish nationhood with clearness and precision.
nationhood is, then, essentially a psychological conception.
If we fail to do our part nobly the whole fabric of nationhood will fall.
The colonies have come to be nations, very jealous of their nationhood.
Serbia is full of faith and hope, because she knows that she is not, and never will be, deprived of nationhood.
It is also derived from the fact of nationhood, but from the achievement of nationhood at the other end of history.
What, then, is the essential condition for lack of which any such people would fall short of nationhood?
Down on the Atlantic seaboard of America a new people just twelve years before had gone through the birth-throes of nationhood.
No, it is too late by many a thousand years to deny your nationhood, for it is the most enduring fact in human records.
I believe the decision of the next few days will prove to be the crisis in America's nationhood.