“Enemies have now come upon us to ruin our country and to change our religion …Our enemies have begun the affair by advancing and digging into the country like moles.
With the help of God I will not deliver my country to them. Today, you who are strong, give me your strength, and you who are weak, help me by prayer“ Emperor Menelik II,
Mobilization Proclamation, September, 1985
(Source; Africa Under Colonial Domination, 1880-1935, Volume 7)