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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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Our Day: A Record and Review of Current Reform, Volume 3

Church and the world - 1889
...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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Household Guest, Volume 3

1889
...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 Nation's Birthday: Chicago's Centennial Celebration of Washington's ...

Chicago (Ill.) Committee on centennial celbration of Washington's inauguration, 1789 - Chicago (Ill.) - 1889 - 325 pages
...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...the wise and honest can repair; the event is in the hand of God." Is there no statesmanship in this ? Is there a man in this assembly who would be afraid...
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The Washington Centenary Celebrated in New-York April 29, 30-May 1, 1899

New York tribune - 1889 - 120 pages
...disclose. Thre equable and steadfast tenor of his mind was exemplified in his well-known exclamation : " Let us raise a standard to which the wise and honest can repair; the event is in the hand of God. (Applause.) KEEPING PACE WITH THE EMPlBE. For the flexibility of unwritten constitutions...
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Studies in American History

Mary Sheldon Barnes, Earl Barnes - United States - 1891 - 431 pages
...Ireadful conflict is to be sustained. If, to please the people, we offer what we jurselves disapprove, how can we afterward defend our work ? Let us raise a...the wise and honest can repair ; the event is in the hand of God. WASHINGTON, in Speech to the Convention.1^ The Calling of a Convention. Even before...
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Historical and memorial addresses

George William Curtis - Citizenship - 1894
...Washington said : " 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...honest can repair; the event is in the hands of God." There spoke the good genius of America. If any words were to be inscribed upon this arch, these words...
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Report of the Proceedings

Church congress - 1894
...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." I do not know that it would be possible to conclude this paper in any nobler or more...
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George Washington Day by Day

Elizabeth Bryant Johnson - United States - 1895 - 207 pages
...sections ; and over every point there was a fierce contest. When Washington took the chair, he said : "Let us raise a standard to which the wise and honest can repair ; the event is in the hands of God." 1791 President Washington, at Camden, SC, visited the grave of De Kalb, and to the citizens said :...
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History of the United States of America: from the discovery of the ..., Volume 6

George Bancroft - United States - 1896
...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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Orations and After-dinner Speeches of Chauncey M. Depew

Chauncey Mitchell Depew - After-dinner speeches - 1896 - 537 pages
...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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