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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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America's God and Country: Encyclopedia of Quotations

William Joseph Federer - Literary Collections - 1994 - 845 pages
...Convention and admonished the delegates: 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!155 M. Constitutional Convention June 28, 1787,...
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A Sacred Union of Citizens: George Washington's Farewell Address and the ...

Matthew Spalding, Patrick J. Garrity - History - 1998 - 216 pages
...be sustained. If, to please the people, we offer what we ourselves disprove, 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." Having been immediately and unanimously elected...
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Rise of Antichrist, Volume 4

Gyeorgos Ceres Hatonn - Antichrist - 1998
...inject the nostrums of Democracy into the Constitution, George Washington arose in anger and said: "Let us raise a standard to which the wise and honest can repair. The event is in the hands of God. [H: And after all, what did George Washington have to say about the Jews? "They (the Jews) work more...
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Testing the Limits: George Armistead Smathers and Cold War America

Brian Lewis Crispell - Biography & Autobiography - 1999 - 234 pages
...counted, in this last and final effort to preserve freedom. In the immortal words of George Washington, 'Let us raise a standard to which the wise and honest can repair; the rest is in the hands of God.'"48 With the confidence of a championship athlete and accomplished student,...
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Wit and Wisdom of the American Presidents: A Book of Quotations

Joslyn Pine - History - 2000 - 74 pages
...is best promoted by the practice of a virtuous policy, is, or ought to be, the end of all govemment. Let us raise a standard to which the wise and honest can repair; the rest is in the hands of God. The administration of justice is the firmest pillar of the govemment....
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Speaking of Science: Notable Quotes on Science, Engineering, and the Environment

Jon Fripp, Michael Fripp, Deborah Fripp - Reference - 2000 - 241 pages
...of Nature" by H. Weyl in The Armchair Science Reader by I. Gordon and S. Sorkin Weights and Measures Let us raise a standard to which the wise and honest can repair. George Washington Inscribed over the entrance to the US Commerce Building. "This country is not...
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It Happened on Washington Square

Emily Kies Folpe - History - 2002 - 353 pages
...George Washington as first President of the United States." On the south is a quotation from Washington: "Let us raise a standard to which the wise and honest...can repair the event is in the hands of God." 180 White initially planned for statuary representing Washington in war and peace to be placed on the...
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Jefferson's America, 1760-1815

Norman K. Risjord - History - 2002 - 439 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 can repair. The event is in the hand of God. CRAFTING THE CONSTITUTION Governor Randolph then "opened the main business" with a speech...
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Civilization's Quotations: Life's Ideal

Richard Alan Krieger - Electronic books - 2002 - 344 pages
...proverb "I don't think much of a man who is not wiser today than he was yesterday." Abraham Lincoln "Let us raise a standard to which the wise and honest can repair." George Washington "It takes a wise man to recognize a wise man." Xenophanes "Nothing indeed...
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The Issues of Life in Poetic Verse

Jack J. Chinn - Literary Criticism - 2002 - 288 pages
...was stated by George Washington when he was elected Chairman of the first Constitutional Convention, "Let us raise a standard to which the wise and honest can repair..." together words, a criteria, basis, or pattern of ethical correctness to which the wise and honest could...
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