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" We wish that this structure may proclaim the magnitude and importance of that event to every class and every age. We wish that infancy may learn the purpose of its erection from maternal lips, and that weary and withered age may behold it, and be solaced... "
History of Middlesex County, Massachusetts: Containing Carefully Prepared ... - Page 176
edited by - 1879
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A practical system of rhetoric; or, The principles and rules of style ...

Samuel Phillips Newman - English language - 1837 - 292 pages
...designs should be immediately in view, and on which his assertion is founded. " We wish that labour may look up here and be proud in the midst of its toil." In this example, the abstract is used for tlie concrete — labour for the labourer. This is called...
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American oratory, or, Selections from the speeches of eminent Americans

Speeches, addresses, etc., American - 1840 - 531 pages
...forever be dear to us and our posterity. We wish that whosoever, in all coming time, shall turn his eye hither, may behold that the place is not undistinguished,...that, in those days of disaster, which, as they come on all nations, must be expected to come on us also, desponding patriotism may turn its eyes hitherward,...
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A practical system of rhetoric, or, The principles and rules of style ...

Samuel Phillips Newman - Language Arts & Disciplines - 1842 - 311 pages
...that quality, which he designs should be immediately in view, and on which his assertion is founded! " We wish that labor may look up here, and be proud in the midst of its toil." In this example, the abstract is used for the concrete — labor for the laborer. This is called synecdoche,...
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The United States Speaker: A Copious Selection of Exercises in Elocution ...

1843
...ever dear to us, and our posterity. We wish that whosoever, in all coming time, shall turn his eyes hither, may behold that the place is not undistinguished...that, in those days of disaster, which, as they come upon all nations, must be expected to come on us also, desponding patriotism may turn its eyes hithei...
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An Address Delivered at the Completion of the Bunker Hill Monument, June 17 ...

Daniel Webster - 1843 - 33 pages
...that event, to every class and every age. We wish, that infancy may learn the purpose of its erecti»n from maternal lips, and that weary and withered age...that, in those days of disaster, which, as they come on all nations, must be expected to come on us also, desponding patriotism may turn its eyes hitherward,...
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The United States Speaker: A Copious Selection of Exercises in Elocution ...

John Epy Lovell - Elocution - 1844 - 504 pages
...ever dear to us, and our posterity. We wish that whosoever, in all coming time, shall turn his eyes hither, may behold that the place is not undistinguished...that, in those days of disaster, which, as they come upon all nations, must be expected to AMERICAN ELOQUENCE. 57 come on us also, desponding patriotism...
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The American Common-school Reader and Speaker: Being a Selection of Pieces ...

John Goldsbury - Readers - 1844 - 428 pages
...coming lime, shall turn his eye hither, may behold that the place is not undistinguished, where 15 age may behold it, and be solaced by the recollections...that, in those days of disaster, which, as they come on all nations, must be expected to come on us also, desponding 20 patriotism may turn its eyes hitherward,...
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The District School Reader: Or, Exercises in Reading and Speaking; Designed ...

William Draper Swan - Readers - 1845 - 468 pages
...forever be dear to us and our posterity. We wish that whosoever, in all coming time, shall turn his eye hither, may behold that the place is not undistinguished...that, in those days of disaster, which, as they come on all nations, must be expected to come on us also, desponding patriotism may turn its eyes hitherward,...
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American Oratory: Or, Selections from the Speeches of Eminent Americans

Speeches, addresses, etc., American - 1845 - 531 pages
...forever be dear to us and our posterity. We, wish that whosoever, in all coming time, shall turn his eye hither, may behold that the place is not undistinguished,...toil. We wish that, in those days of disaster, which, a« they come on all nations, must be expected to come on us also, desponding patriotism may turn its...
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Practical Speaking: As Taught in Yale College

Erasmus Darwin North - Elocution - 1846 - 440 pages
...dear to us, and our ; osterity. \ We wish that whosoever, in all coming time, / shall turn his eyes hither, may behold that the place is not undistinguished,...its toil. \ We wish that, in those days of disaster, / [upon vs, also, which, as they come upon all nations, must be expected to come may turn its eyes...
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