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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... "
Some Prominent Virginia Families - Page 150
by Louise Pecquet du Bellet, Edward Jaquelin, Martha Cary Jaquelin - 1907
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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
...sustained, If, to please the people, we offer what tre ourselves disapprove, how can we afterwards defend our •work ? Let us raise a standard to which the wise and the honest can repair. The event is in the hand of God." This was the patriot voice- of Washington...
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Niagara Index, Volume 33

College student newspapers and periodicals - 1900
...dreadful conflict is 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 whicli the wise and honest can repair ; the event is in the hands of God." Those words have gone down...
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History of the Formation of the Constitution of the United States ..., Volume 2

George Bancroft - Constitutional history - 1882
...dreadful conflict is to 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 the honest can repair; the event is in the hand of God." 1 25. On the twenty-fifth, New Jersey, last...
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History of the United States of America, from the Discovery of the ..., Volume 6

George Bancroft - United States - 1884
...dreadful conflict is to 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 the honest can repair; the event is in the hand of God." f On the twenty-fifth, New Jersey, completing...
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The New England Magazine, Volume 30

New England - 1904
...dreadful conflict is to 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 the honest can repair; the event is in the hand of God." Thus did he strike the keynote of the Convention...
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History of the United States of America: From the Discovery of the ..., Volume 6

George Bancroft - United States - 1885
...dreadful conflict is to 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 the honest can repair; the event is in the hand of God." f On the twenty-fifth, New Jersey, completing...
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Annual Record of the Ancient and Honorable Artillery Company of Massachussets

Ancient and Honorable Artillery Company of Massachusetts - History - 1887
...dreadful conflict is to be sustained. If, to please the people, we offer what we ourselves disapprove, how can we afterward defend our work ? Let us raise a...honest can repair ; the event is in the hands of God." " I am the State," said Louis the Fourteenth, but his line ended in the grave of absolutism. " Forty...
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THE CRITICAL PERIOD OF AMERICAN HISTORY 1783-1789

JOHN FISKE - 1888
...dreadful conflict is to 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 the honest can repair; the event is in the hand of God/' This outburst of noble eloquence carried conviction...
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