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" It is too probable that no plan we propose will be adopted. Perhaps another dreadful conflict is to be sustained. If, to please the people, we offer what we ourselves disapprove, how can we afterwards defend our work ? Let us raise a standard to which... "
Government in State and Nation - Page 107
by James Alton James, Albert Hart Sanford - 1912 - 341 pages
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The Washingtoniana: containing a sketch of the life and death of the late ...

Francis Johnston, William Hamilton - Biography & Autobiography - 1802 - 411 pages
...adopted. Perhaps another dreadful conis to be sustained, If, to please the people, we offer what tre ourselves disapprove, how can we afterwards defend...honest can repair. The event is in the hand of God." This was the patriot voice- of Washington ; and this the constant tenor of his conduct. With this d'eep...
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Niagara Index, Volume 33

College student newspapers and periodicals - 1900
...to be sustained. If to please the people we offer what we ourselves disprove, how can we afterward defend our work. Let us raise a standard to which the wise and honest can repair ; the event is in the hands of God." Those words have gone down to history with the...
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The Nineteenth Century, Volume 26

Nineteenth century - 1889
...to please the people, we offer what we ourselves disapprove, how can we afterwards defend our work P Let us raise a standard to which the wise and the...honest can repair: the event is in the hand of God.' Thirdly, among the fifty-five delegates at the Convention were not only shrewd and practical men like...
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History of the Formation of the Constitution of the United States ..., Volume 2

George Bancroft - Constitutional history - 1882 - 501 pages
...be sustained. If, to please the people, we offer what we ourselves disapprove, how can we afterward defend our work ? Let us raise a standard to which...honest can repair; the event is in the hand of God." 1 25. On the twenty-fifth, New Jersey, last of the seven states needed to form a house, was represented...
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The New England Magazine, Volume 30

New England - 1904
...be sustained. If, to please the people, we offer what we ourselves disapprove, how can we afterward defend our work? Let us raise a standard to which...honest can repair; the event is in the hand of God." Thus did he strike the keynote of the Convention and brace it to its highest ideals. Never before had...
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History of the United States of America, from the Discovery of the ..., Volume 6

George Bancroft - United States - 1884
...be sustained. If, to please the people, we offer what we ourselves disapprove, how can we afterward defend our work ? Let us raise a standard to which...honest can repair; the event is in the hand of God." f On the twenty-fifth, New Jersey, completing the seven states needed to form a house, was represented...
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Five-minute Declamations, Volume 2

Walter K. Fobes - Recitations - 1899
...organize, when success seemed hopeless, and despair suggested fatal compromise, Washington said, " If to please the people we offer what we ourselves...work ? Let us raise a standard to which the wise and honest can repair; the event is in the hands of God." There spoke the good genius of America. If any...
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History of the United States of America: From the Discovery of the ..., Volume 6

George Bancroft - United States - 1885
...be sustained. If, to please the people, we offer what we ourselves disapprove, how can we afterward defend our work ? Let us raise a standard to which...honest can repair; the event is in the hand of God." f On the twenty-fifth, New Jersey, completing the seven states needed to form a house, was represented...
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Annual Record of the Ancient and Honorable Artillery Company of Massachussets

Ancient and Honorable Artillery Company of Massachusetts - History - 1887
...be sustained. If, to please the people, we offer what we ourselves disapprove, how can we afterward defend our work ? Let us raise a standard to which the wise and honest can repair ; the event is in the hands of God." " I am the State," said Louis the Fourteenth,...
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The Critical Period of American History, 1783-1789

John Fiske - United States - 1888 - 368 pages
...be sustained. If, to please the people, we offer what we ourselves disapprove, how can we afterward defend our work? Let us raise a standard to which...honest can repair; the event is in the hand of God." This outburst of noble eloquence carried conviction to every one, and henceforth we do not hear that...
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