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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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The United States Speaker: A Copious Selection of Exercises in Elocution ...

John Epy Lovell - Elocution - 1844 - 504 pages
...act crowns his career, and banishes all hesitation. Who, like Washington, after having emancipated a hemisphere, resigned its crown and preferred the retirement...might be almost said to have created ? '' How shall wo rank thee upon glory's page, Thou more than soldier, and just less than sage? All thou hast been...
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Library of Oratory: Embracing Select Speeches of Celebrated ..., Volume 2

Great Britain - 1845
...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...
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Views and Reviews in American Literature: History and Fiction

William Gilmore Simms - American literature - 1845
...very well be employed in this place to anticipate the verses of Miss Seward upon the same subject. " 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 United States Speaker: a Copious Selection of Exercises in Elocution ...

Readers - 1846 - 504 pages
...act crowns his career, and banishes all hesitation. Who, like Washington, after having emancipated a hemisphere, resigned its crown and preferred the retirement...almost said to have created ? " How shall we rank the* upon glory's page, Thou more than soldier, and just less than sage? All thou hast been reflects...
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Knowles' Elocutionist: A First-class Rhetorical Reader and Recitation Book ...

James Sheridan Knowles - Elocution - 1847 - 322 pages
...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 Ihou hast forborne to be !" Such, sir, is the testimony of one...
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Friendship's Gift of Moral and Entertaining Literature, Volumes 1-2

M. O. Stevens - American literature - 1847 - 288 pages
...lion, and given the caged eagle to the free air of heaven, and refused a proffered crown, preferring the retirement of domestic life to the adoration of a land he might be almost said to have created. Destitute of the selfishness of the recluse, he chose to commune with his God and nature ; with the...
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North American First Class Reader: The Sixth Book of Tower's Series for ...

David Bates Tower - 1853 - 426 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 ? " How shall we rank thee upon Glory's page, Thou more than soldier,...
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The New American Speaker: A Collection of Oratorical and Dramatical Pieces ...

John Celivergos Zachos - Elocution - 1851 - 552 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 1 " How shall we rank thee upon glory's page, Thou more than soldier and just less than sage ; All...
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The Guardian, Volume 5

Conduct of life - 1854
...act crowns his career, and banishes all hesitation. Who, like Washington, after having emancipated a hemisphere, resigned its crown, and preferred the...Thou more than soldier, and just less than sage ; All tbou hast been reflects less fame on thee, Far less than all thou hast forborne to be ! " Happy, proud...
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North American First Class Reader: The Sixth Book of Tower's Series for ...

David Bates Tower, Cornelius Walker - Elocution - 1854 - 426 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? " How shall we rank thee upon Glory's page, Thou more than soldier,...
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