Daniel Webster (Google eBook)

Front Cover
G.W. Jacobs, 1914 - 433 pages
0 Reviews
  

What people are saying - Write a review

We haven't found any reviews in the usual places.

Related books

Common terms and phrases

Popular passages

Page 221 - When my eyes shall be turned to behold for the last time the sun in heaven, may I not see him shining on the broken and dishonored fragments of a once glorious Union ; on States dissevered, discordant, belligerent; on a land rent with civil feuds, or drenched, it may be, in fraternal blood!
Page 214 - And, Sir, where American liberty raised its first voice and where its youth was nurtured and sustained, there it still lives in the strength of its manhood and full of its original spirit. If discord and disunion shall wound...
Page 240 - The Congress, the executive, and the court must each for itself be guided by its own opinion of the Constitution. Each public officer who takes an oath to support the Constitution swears that he will support it as he understands it, and not as it is understood by others.
Page 222 - States dissevered, discordant, belligerent; on a land rent with civil feuds, or drenched, it may be, in fraternal blood! Let their last feeble and lingering glance rather behold the gorgeous ensign of the republic, now known and honored throughout the earth, still full high advanced, its arms and trophies streaming in their original lustre, not a stripe erased or polluted, nor a single star obscured, bearing for its motto no such miserable interrogatory as "What is all this worth?
Page 220 - I profess, sir, in my career hitherto, to have kept steadily in view the prosperity and honor of the whole country, and the preservation of our Federal Union. It is to that Union we owe our safety at home, and our consideration and dignity abroad.
Page 372 - Secession ! Peaceable secession ! Sir, your eyes and mine are never destined to see that miracle. The dismemberment of this vast country without convulsion ! The breaking up of the fountains of the great deep without ruffling the surface ! Who is so foolish— I beg everybody's pardon — as to expect to see any such thing?
Page 220 - Mr. President, I have thus stated the reasons of my dissent to the! doctrines which have been advanced and maintained. I am conscious of having detained you, and the Senate, much too long. I was drawn into the debate, with no previous deliberation such as is suited to the discussion of so grave and important a subject.
Page 133 - Advance, then, ye future generations ! "We would hail you, as you rise in your long succession, to fill the places which we now fill, and to taste the blessings of existence where we are passing, and soon shall have passed, our own human duration. We bid you welcome to this pleasant land of the fathers.
Page 214 - There is her history ; the world knows it by heart. The past, at least, is secure. There is Boston, and Concord, and Lexington, and Bunker Hill ; and there they will remain forever.
Page 373 - Where is the flag of the Republic to remain ? Where is the eagle still to tower ? or is he to cower, and shrink and fall to the ground...

References from web pages

Daniel Webster - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Daniel Webster (January 18, 1782 – October 24, 1852), was a leading American statesman during the nation's Antebellum Period. He first rose to regional ...
en.wikipedia.org/ wiki/ Daniel_Webster

JSTOR: Daniel Webster
294 Reviews of Books mvhr Daniel Webster. By Frederic A. Ogg, Ph.D., associate professor of history, Simmons College, Boston. [American Crisis Biogra- phies ...
links.jstor.org/ sici?sici=0161-391X(191409)1%3A2%3C294%3ADW%3E2.0.CO%3B2-4

Daniel WEBSTER — Infoplease.com
Daniel Webster: The Man and His Time . New York: ww Norton, 1997; Baxter, Maurice. One and Inseparable: Daniel Webster and the Union . Cambridge, Mass. ...
www.infoplease.com/ biography/ us/ congress/ webster-daniel.html

Cow Hampshire :: Salisbury New Hampshire Lawyer, Orator, Statesman ...
Daniel Webster gave his name to the Treaty of Washington, of August 9, ... This was a compromise by Daniel Webster and Alexander Baring aka Lord Ashburton, ...
cowhampshire.blogharbor.com/ blog/ _archives/ 2008/ 1/ 9/ 3443519.html

Reference.com/Encyclopedia/Daniel Webster
Reference.com free online encyclopedia article for Daniel Webster, powered by Wikipedia.
www.reference.com/ browse/ wiki/ Daniel_Webster

WEBSTER, Daniel (1782-1852) Bibliography
“The Double Character of Daniel Webster.” New England Journal of Public Policy 3 ... Brown, Norman D. Daniel Webster and the Politics of Availability. ...
bioguide.congress.gov/ scripts/ bibdisplay.pl?index=w000238

Daniel Webster: Biography and Much More from Answers.com
Daniel Webster (b. Salisbury , NH, 18 Jan. 1782; d. Marshfield , Mass., 24 Oct. 1852), lawyer and statesman.
www.answers.com/ topic/ daniel-webster

Bibliographic information