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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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John Marshall: Life, Character and Judicial Services as Portrayed ..., Volume 3

John Forrest Dillon - Judges - 1903
...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 the honest can repair; the event is in the hand of God." From that time the argument in favor of a...
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Makers of the American republic: a series of patroitic lectures

David Gregg, William Winton Goodrich, William Winton Goodrich (d 1833-), Sidney Howard Carney (Jr), Sydney Howard Carney - United States - 1904 - 507 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 to which the wise and the honest can repair. The event is in the hand of God." The proceedings of the Convention, which lasted...
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History of the United States of America

Henry William Elson - United States - 1904 - 911 pages
...statesman ever uttered. " If, to please the people," said he, " 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 oan repair ; the event is in the hand of God." The Virginia delegates had carefully framed...
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Ideal and real: the students' calendar ... an introduction

Lorin Gurney Sampson Farr - Conduct of life - 1904 - 199 pages
...to undertake the work, I decline all pay and emoluments, only asking Congress to defray my expenses. Let us raise a standard to which the wise and honest can repair. The greatest of English Statesmen and Orators. EDMUND BURKE. THE LOGOS OF BURKE ON THE IDEAL STATE. The...
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The Sprague Classic Readers, Book 5, Part 2

Sarah E. Sprague - Readers - 1904
...thy depths with bubbling groan, Without a grave, unknelled, uncoffined, and unknown. 249 MEMORY GEMS. Let us raise a standard to which the wise and honest can repair. George Wash ing ton . Of all human things, nothing is more honorable, or more excellent, than to...
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Masterpieces of eloquence: famous orations of great world leaders ..., Volume 23

Mayo Williamson Hazeltine - Speeches, addresses, etc - 1905
...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 XIV ; but his line ended in the grave of absolutism. " Forty centuries...
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Presidents of the United States in the Century from Jefferson to FFillmore

Francis Bellamy - Presidents - 1905 - 511 pages
...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...the wise and honest can repair: the event is in the hand of God." This utterance perhaps expresses the purpose which eventually came to rule the decisions...
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Transactions of the Oneida Historical Society at Utica, Volumes 10-13

Oneida Historical Society at Utica - Oneida County (N.Y.) - 1905
...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." And it was in that spirit that the work was done and was offered to the people. Those...
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The Saloon Problem and Social Reform

John Marshall Barker - Alcoholism - 1905 - 212 pages
...way towards the realization of a larger social vision. CHAPTER VII THE FORMATION or PUBLIC SENTIMENT Let us raise a standard to which the wise and honest can repair. The event is in the hand of God. WASHINGTON. Leadership is of avail only so far as there is wise and resolute public...
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HISTORY OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

HENRY WILLIAM ELSON - 1905
...statesman ever uttered. "If, to please the people," said he, "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." The Virginia delegates had carefully framed...
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