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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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Lincoln, Lee, Grant: And Other Biographical Addresses

Emory Speer - United States - 1909 - 269 pages
...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 the wise and honest repair. The event is in the hand of God." At last the work was finished. The Father of his Country...
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Reading Made Easy for Foreigners: Third Reader

John Ludwig Hülshof - English language (for foreigners) - 1909 - 198 pages
...never smiled. Matthew Arnold. WISE SAYINGS A room hung with pictures is a room hung with thoughts. Let us raise a standard to which the wise and honest can repair. No evil can befall a good man, either in life or death. It is well to think well; it is divine to act...
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History of the United States from the Earliest Discovery of ..., Volume 6

Elisha Benjamin Andrews - United States - 1909
...we The State House, Philadelphia, 1776 ( From print in the collection of CS Keyset) 1787 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." Organization The first real session of the...
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A History of the United States and Its People: From Their Earliest ..., Volume 6

Elroy McKendree Avery, William Abbatt - United States - 1909
...please the people, we offer what We Ourselves disap- State House, Philadelphia, 1776 1787 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." organization The first real session of the...
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John Quincy, Master of Mount Wollaston;: Provincial Statesman; Colonel of ...

Daniel Munro Wilson, Charles Francis Adams - Massachusetts - 1909 - 84 pages
...principles may fail. Ever a rebuke to all cheap and canting patriotism, they, in the words of Washington, "raise a standard to which the wise and honest can repair." The light from them falls upon us, and, as it descends, we also glow with a passion for truth, for justice,...
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Orations, addresses and speeches of Chauncey M. Depew

Chauncey Mitchell Depew - Speeches, addresses, etc., American - 1910
...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...honest can repair; the event is in the hands of God." "I am the State," said Louis XIV., but his line ended in the grave of absolutism. "Forty centuries...
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Glimpses of New York

New York Edison company - New York (N.Y.) - 1911 - 152 pages
...are shaped the words which closed the inaugural address from the First President of the country. " Let us raise a standard to which the wise and honest can repair. The event is in the hands of God." Sc he ffel- Halle " Ich griisse dich, du stolzes Haus, Dich traute ' Scheffel-Halle ' ! " It was in...
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The Speech for Special Occasions

Ella Adelaide Knapp, John Calvin French - Speeches, addresses, etc - 1911 - 397 pages
...demagogue, the voice of Washington will still be the voice of American patriotism and of manly honor — "Let us raise a standard to which the wise and honest can repair ; the event is in the hands of God." THE STYLE OF THE SPEECH Qualities of Style. — The qualities of style that are essential to a good...
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Glimpses of New York

The New York Edison Company - 1911
...are shaped the words which closed the inaugural address from the First President of the country. " Let us raise a standard to which the wise and honest can repair. The event is in the hands of God." 49 50 " Ich griisse dich, du stolzes Haus, Dieh traute ' Scheffel-Halle '! " It was in this old-time...
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A Short History of the American People

Edna Henry Lee Turpin - United States - 1911 - 478 pages
...gathered in the Quaker city in the summer of 1787. Washington was made president of the convention. " Let us raise a standard to which the wise and honest can repair," he said ; " the event is in the hand of God." Alexander Hamilton Work of convention. — • For many...
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