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Friday, June 5, 2015

Film The King's Speech

Activities on the film. Please click on the links.
Here you are some memorable quotes to read.
Listen to the King's speech and fill in the gaps.

In this grave hour, perhaps the most ________ in our history,

I send to every ________ of my peoples,

both at home and ________, this message,

spoken with the same depth of ________ for each one of you

as if I were able to cross your ________ and speak to you myself.

For the second time in the lives of most of us, we are at ________.

Over and over again, we have tried to find a ________ way

out of the differences between ________ and

those who are now our ________; but it has been in vain.

We have been forced into a ________, for we are called,

with our ________, to meet the challenge of a principle which,

if it were to prevail, would be fatal to any ________ order in the world.

It is a ________ which permits a state, in the selfish pursuit of power,

to disregard its treaties and its ________ pledges,

which ________ the use of force or threat of force

against the sovereignty and ________ of other states.

Such a principle, ________ of all disguise,

is surely the mere primitive ________ that might is right,

and if this principle were established through the ________,

the ________ of our own country and of the whole

British Commonwealth of nations would be in ________.

But far more than this, the ________ of the world

would be kept in bondage of ________, and all hopes of settled peace

and of the security, of justice and liberty, among nations, would be ________.

This is the ultimate issue which ________ us

For the sake of all that we ourselves hold ________,

and of the world ________ and peace, it is unthinkable

that we should refuse to meet the ________.

It is to this high ________ that I now call my people at home,

and my peoples across the ________, who will make our cause their own.

I ask them to stand calm and firm and united in this time of ________.

The task will be hard. There may be ________ days ahead,

and war can no longer be confined to the ________,

but we can only do the ________ as we see the ________,

and reverently ________ our cause to God.

If one and all we keep resolutely ________ to it,

ready for whatever service or ________ it may demand,

then with God's help, we shall ________.