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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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Swinton's Reader and Speaker, Volume 5

William Swinton - 1883
...act crowns his career, and banishes all hesitation. Who, like Washington, after having emancipated a hemisphere, resigned its crown, and preferred the...domestic life to the adoration of a land he might almost be said to have created ? " How shall we rank thee upon Glory's page, Thou more than soldier,...
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Familiar quotations [compiled] by J. Bartlett. Author's ed

Familiar quotations - 1883
...love on till they die. Ibid, And, oil ! if there be an Elysium on earth, It is this, it is this. Ibid. How shall we rank thee upon glory's page? Thou more than soldier and just less than sage. To Thomni Hume. Go where glory waits thee ; But, while fame elates thee, O, Still remember me ! Go...
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School Elocution: A Manual of Vocal Training in High Schools, Normal Schools ...

John Swett - Elocution - 1884 - 390 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? PHILLIPS. 22. BUNKER-HILL MONUMENT. 1. The Bunker-Hill monument is finished. Here it stands. Fortunate...
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School Elocution: A Manual of Vocal Training in High Schools, Normal Schools ...

John Swett - Elocution - 1884 - 390 pages
...act crowns his career, and banishes all hesitation. Who, like Washington, after having emancipated a hemisphere, resigned its crown, and preferred the...adoration of a land he might be almost said- to have credted ? PHILLIPS. 22. BUNKEK-HILL MONUMENT. 1. The Bunker-Hill monument is finished. Here it stands....
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School Elocution: A Manual of Vocal Training in High Schools, Normal Schools ...

John Swett - Elocution - 1884 - 390 pages
...banishes all hesitation. Who, like Washington, after having emancipated a hemisphere, resigned its erown, and preferred the retirement of domestic life to the...adoration of a land he might be almost said to have ereated ? PHILLIPS. 22. BUNKER-HILL MONUMENT. 1. The Bunker-Hill monument is finished. Here it stands....
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Patriotic Eloquence: Being Selections from One Hundred Years of National ...

Caroline Matilda Kirkland - Readers - 1866 - 334 pages
...act crowns his career and banishes all hesitation. Who, like Washington, after having emancipated a hemisphere, resigned its crown, and preferred the...almost said to have created ? " How shall we rank thce upon glory's page, Thou more than soldier and juat less than sage ; All thou hast been reflects...
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The National Advanced Speaker: A Collection of Carefully Chosen, Available ...

Oliver Ernesto Branch - Readers - 1886 - 307 pages
...act crowns his career, and banishes all hesitation. Who like Washington, after having emancipated a hemisphere, resigned its crown, and preferred the...domestic life to the adoration of a land he might almost be said to have created ? Happy, proud America! The lightnings of heaven yielded to her philosophy....
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School Elocution: A Manual of Vocal Training in High Schools, Normal Schools ...

John Swett - Elocution - 1886 - 390 pages
...carder, and banishes all hesitation. Who, like Washington, after having emancipated a Jiemisphere, resigned its crown, and preferred the retirement of domestic life to the adoration of a Idnd he might be almost said to have Crcdted ? PHILLIPS. 22. BUNKEE-HILL MONUMENT. 1. The Bunker-Hill...
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Treasury of Irish Eloquence: Being a Compendium of Irish Oratory and Literature

English literature - 1887 - 910 pages
...crowns his career, and ban ' ishes all hesitation. Who, like Washington, after having emancipated a hemisphere, resigned its crown, and preferred the...and 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...
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Character Portraits of Washington as Delineated by Historians, Orators and ...

William Spohn Baker - 1887 - 351 pages
...common to him with the meanest citizen of the States; we are tempted to exclaim with the poet,— " How shall we rank thee upon glory's page! Thou more than soldier! and just less than sage ! All that thou art reflects less fame on thee, Far less, than all thou hast forborne to be !" GEORGE TUCKER....
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