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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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History of Company K, First Connecticut Volunteer Infantry, During the ...

George Burton Thayer - Spanish-American War, 1898 - 1899 - 333 pages
...express it, the part, not exactly of a gunner's but of a soldier's quadrant. PRIVATE FRANK E. DENISON. How shall we rank thee upon Glory's page? Thou more than soldier and just than less sage. — Moore. Now we come to some fighting stock from 'way back. From a full blooded Norman,...
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British Poets of the Revolution Age: (Burns, Byron, Moore, Scott, Shelley ...

William Clarke Robinson - English poetry - 1900 - 188 pages
...judging them from the English standpoint. Even of George Washington he wrote in this mock-heroic vein : 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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The Treasury: An Evangelical Monthly for Pastor and People, Volume 19

Christianity - 1902
...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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Familiar Quotations: A Collection of Passages, Phrases, and Proverbs Traced ...

Quotations - 1903 - 1158 pages
...fustian flag in mockery over slaves. To the Lord Viscount Forbes, written from the City of Washington. How shall we rank thee upon glory's page, Thou more than soldier, and just less than sage? To Thomas Hume. I knew, by the smoke that so gracefully curl'd Above the green elms, that a cottage...
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Washington's Road (Nemacolin's Path): The First Chapter of the Old ..., Volume 3

Archer Butler Hulbert - United States - 1903 - 215 pages
...act crowns his career, and banishes the 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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George Washington Centennial Memorial Exercises: Mount Vernon, December 14, 1899

Freemasons. Colorado. Grand Lodge - 1903 - 244 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!" The lapse of time and the wear of ages, monuments crumble and return...
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Irish Literature, Volume 8

Justin McCarthy, Maurice Francis Egan, Charles Welsh, Douglas Hyde, Lady Gregory, James Jeffrey Roche - English literature - 1904
...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 ! " THE AMBITION OF THE IRISH PATRIOT....
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Masterpieces of Eloquence: Famous Orations of Great World Leaders ..., Volume 12

Mayo Williamson Hazeltine - Speeches, addresses, etc - 1905 - 11114 pages
...act crowns his career and banishes all hesitation. Who, like Washington, after having emancipated a hemisphere, resigned its crown and preferred the retirement...and just less than sage; All thou hast been reflects less fame on thee, Far less than all thou hast forborne to he! " Such, sir, is the testimony of one...
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The Orator's Manual: A Practical and Philosophical Treatise on Vocal Culture ...

George Lansing Raymond - Elocution - 1910 - 365 pages
...act crowns his career and banishes all hesitation. Who, like Washington, after having emancipated a hemisphere, resigned its crown and preferred the retirement...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 Days and Deeds: Reader and Speaker

Readers - 1912 - 409 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...
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