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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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Remember the Alamo

Amelia E. Barr - Alamo (San Antonio, Tex.) - 1888 - 431 pages
...the turf that wraps their clay; And Freedom shall awhile repair, To dwell a weeping hermit there." " How shall we rank thee upon glory's page ? Thou more than soldier, and just less than sage." " Grief fills the room up of my absent child ; Lies in his bed, walks up and down with me ; Remembers...
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Norfolk, the Marine Metropolis of Virginia: And the Sound and River Cities ...

George I. Nowitzky - Cities and towns - 1888 - 216 pages
...fame; 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! Of peace too fond to act the conqueror's part. Too long in camps to learn a statesman's art." As I...
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Aids to Correct and Effective Elocution: With Selected Readings and ...

Eleanor O'Grady - Elocution - 1890 - 376 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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Iliff's Select Readings for Public and Private Entertainment: Containing ...

John W. Iliff - Elocution - 1893 - 519 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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Thomas Moore's Complete Poetical Works

Thomas Moore - English poetry - 1895 - 800 pages
...fame; 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 ! Of peace too fond to act the conqueror's part, Too long in camps to learn a statesman's Nature designed...
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Quotations for Occasions

Quotations, English - 1896 - 220 pages
...Dryden, THE CONQUEST OF GRANADA, I, i, i. The lady doth protest too much, methinks. HAMLET, iu, 2. How shall we rank thee upon glory's page, Thou more than soldier, and just less than sage. Thomas Moore. Who knew the seasons, when to take Occasion by the hand, and make The bounds of freedom...
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Dictionary of Quotations: (English)

Philip Hugh Dalbiac - Quotations, English - 1897 - 510 pages
...keep the sense, And love th' offender, yet detest th' offence ? " POPE. Eloisa to Abelard, line 191. " How shall we rank thee * upon Glory's page ? Thou more than soldier and just less than sage ! Too formed for peace to act a conqueror's part, Too trained in camps to learn a statesman's art,...
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Two Thousand Sublime and Beautiful Thoughts: A Storehouse of Memorable ...

Quotations - 1897 - 320 pages
...gentleness, virtue, youth, liberality, and such like, the spice and salt that season a man ? — Shakspere. How shall we rank thee upon Glory's page ? Thou more than soldier and just less than sage ! Too formed for peace to act a conqueror's part, Too trained in camps to learn a statesman's art....
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Biography and Speeches of William B. Sterling with Memorial Addresses and ...

1898 - 413 pages
...himself and to the people of his Republic, whom he loved and by whom he was loved and honored in return. "How shall we rank thee upon glory's page Thou more...and just less than sage, All thou hast been reflects less fame on thee, Far less than all thou hast forborne to be. ' ' Sleep on thou child of eternity!...
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The World's Best Orations: From the Earliest Period to Ư the ..., Volume 8

David Josiah Brewer - Speeches, addresses, etc - 1899
...act crowns his career and banishes 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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