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" But the last glorious act crowns his career, and banishes all hesitation. Who, like Washington, after having emancipated an hemisphere, resigned its crown, and preferred the retirement of domestic life to the adoration of a land he might be almost said... "
The Speeches...delivered at the Bar, and on Various Public Occasions in ... - Page 43
by Charles Phillips - 1817 - 213 pages
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McGuffey's New Eclectic Speaker: Containing about Three Hundred ..., Book 8

William Holmes McGuffey - Elocution - 1858 - 504 pages
...act crowns his career, and banishes all hesitation. Who, like Washington, after having emancipated a hemisphere, resigned its crown, and preferred the...of a land he might be almost said to have created ! Happy, proud America! The lightnings of heaven yielded to your philosophy ! The temptations of earth...
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The American Orator's Own Book

Orators - 1859 - 350 pages
...act crowns his career, and banishes all hesitation. Who, like WASHINGTON, after having emancipated a hemisphere, resigned its crown, and preferred the...just less than sage ? All thou hast been reflects less fame on thee, Far less than all thou hast forborne to be. Such, sir, is the testimony of one not...
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Poetical works, with a life of the author (abridged from W. Howitt).

Thomas Moore - 1859
...; Beneath whose sword Columbia's patriot train Cast off their monarch, that their mob might reign ! How shall we rank thee upon glory's page ? Thou more than soldier and just less than sage ! Too form'd for peace to act a conqueror's part, Too train'd in camps to learn a statesman's art,...
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The New School Reader

Charles Walton Sanders - 1859
...life to the adoration of a land he might be almost said to have created I " How shall we rank thce upon glory's page, Thou more than soldier and just less than sage; All thou hast been reflects less fame on thee, Far less, than all thou hast forborne to be !" QUESTIONS. — 1. What does the speaker...
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The Home of Washington at Mount Vernon: Embracing a Full and Accurate ...

James Albert Wineberger - Mount Vernon (Va. : Estate) - 1860 - 70 pages
...banishes all hesitation. Who, like Washington, after having emancipated a hemisphere, resigned its crowns, and preferred the retirement of domestic life to the...of a land he might be almost said to have created ? Happy, proud America ! The lightning of heaven yielded to your philosophy ! The temptations of earth...
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The poetical works of Thomas Moore, Page 45

Thomas Moore - 1860
...Columbia's patriot train Cast off their monarch, that their mob might reign. How shall we rank thce upon glory's page ? Thou more than soldier and just less than sage ! Of peace too fond to act the conqueror's part, Too long in camps to learn a statesman's art, Nature...
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The National Fourth Reader: Containing a Course of Instruction in Elocution ...

Richard Green Parker, James Madison Watson - Readers, American - 1861 - 432 pages
...nesitation. Who x like Washington x after having emancipated~a hemisphere x resignecPits crown >*i*i and preferred the retirement of domestic life ^\ to the adoration of a land <•• he might almost be said to have created ? 7. How~shall we rank thee *\ upon glory's~page, Thou more than soldier...
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Poetical Works

Thomas Moore - 1861 - 747 pages
...Columbia's patriot train Cast off their monarch, that their mob might reign. How shall we rank tliee upon glory's page? Thou more than soldier and just less than sage ! Of peace too fond to act the conqueror's part, Too long in camps to learn a statesman's art, Nature...
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Readings from the best authors, ed. by A.H. Bryce, Issue 10

Archibald Hamilton Bryce - 1862 - 331 pages
...act crowns his career, and banishes all hesitation. Who, like Washington, after having emancipated a hemisphere, resigned its crown, and preferred the...of a land he might be almost said to have created ? IH.-SCIEHCE AND AST. (SIK D. BREWSTER.) Sir D. BrewBter, LL.D., KH, one of the most distinguished...
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The National Fifth Reader: Containing a Treatise on Elocution, Exercises in ...

Richard Green Parker, James Madison Watson - Readers (Elementary) - 1863 - 600 pages
...hesitation. Who i like Washington i after having emaucipated~a hemisphere *i resigned~its crown wjw) and preferred the retirement of domestic life •] to the adoration of a land y he might almost be said to have created ? 1. How~shall we rank thec *i upon glory's~pagc, Thou more...
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