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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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Dwars door het land van Roosevelt

Fridolen Marinus Knobel - United States - 1906 - 269 pages
...gezicht op de lagere buurten. Zijn noordzijde is deftig, zijn zuidkant plebeďsch, Washington's woorden „Let us raise a Standard to which the wise and honest can repair. The event is in the hands of God" staan gebeiteld op den hem gewijden triomfboog, welke den ingang tot de vijfde avenue vormt. Ik teeken...
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Our Constitution: why and how it was made - who made it, and what it is

Edward Waterman Townsend - Constitutional history - 1906 - 322 pages
...be adopted. If to please the people we offer what we ourselves disapprove, however 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." CHAPTER IV BEGINNING THE STRUCTURE A GERMAN writer speaks of America's "worship of the...
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A History of the United States

William Coligny Doub - United States - 1906 - 533 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.' " After this advice the convention decided...
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The Michigan Alumnus, Volume 13

1907
...But if to please the people we offer to them what we ourselves disapprove, how are we afterwards to defend our work. Let us raise a standard to which...honest can repair. The event is in the hands of God." There never will be a day when the American republic cannot find advantage in considering the lessons...
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Democracy and Character

Reginald Stephen - Business ethics - 1908 - 211 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...honest can repair. The event is in the hands of God." " Superb moral courage is the crying need of a democracy." But this independence, this moral courage,...
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Virginia's Attitude Toward Slavery and Secession

Beverley Bland Munford - Slavery - 1909 - 329 pages
...conflict is to be sustained. If, to please the people, we are for 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."* To the convention, Edmund Randolph, then Governor of the commonwealth, presented the...
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The Magazine of History with Notes and Queries, Volume 11

History - 1910
...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...honest can repair; the event is in the hands of God." After four months of labor the great work was done. In transmitting the finished Constitution to the...
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Reminiscences and Sketches

Charles Forster Smith - Thompson, Maurice, 1844-1901 - 1909 - 448 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. But Washington was not a talker. He had sat silent for fifty-one days in the convention...
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Annual Report of the Illinois State Bar Association

Illinois State Bar Association - Bar associations - 1909
...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.' 'These words,' says an eminent writer, 'ought to be blazoned in letters of gold and posted...
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