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" Welcome, mighty chief, once more Welcome to this grateful shore : Now no mercenary foe Aims again the fatal blow ; Aims at thee the fatal blow. " Virgins fair and matrons grave, Those thy conquering arms did save, Build for thee triumphal bowers. Strew,... "
American Political and Military Biography: In Two Parts. Part I. The ... - Page 38
1825 - 424 pages
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Recollections and Private Memoirs of Washington

George Washington Parke Custis, Mary Randolph Custis Lee - Presidents - 1860 - 644 pages
...fatal blow— Aims at Thee the fatal blow. " Virgins fair and matrons grave, Those thy conquering arm did save, Build for Thee triumphal bowers. Strew,...with flowers— Strew your Hero's way with flowers !" Washington arrived in New York on the twenty-third of April, and took the oath of office, administered...
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Life of Washington: a biography, personal, military, and political, Volume 3

Benson John Lossing, Rufus Wilmot Griswold - Biography & Autobiography - 1860
...fatal blow — Aims at thee the fatal blow. Virgins fair and matrons grave, Those thy conquering arm did save, Build for thee triumphal bowers : Strew,...way with flowers! Strew your hero's way with flowers !" Before he left Trenton, the president sent a brief note to the ladies who prepared this memorable...
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The Republican court, or, American society in the days of Washington

Rufus Wilmot Griswold - United States - 1867 - 481 pages
...fatal blow — Aims at thee the fatal blow. Virgins fair and matrons grave, Those thy conquering arm did save, Build for thee triumphal bowers ; Strew,...with flowers ! Strew your hero's way with flowers ! and suiting their action to the words, they threw their flowers in the way before him. In the evening...
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Historical Collections of New Jersey: Past and Present, Containing a General ...

John Warner Barber, Henry Howe - New Jersey - 1868 - 543 pages
...more, Welcome to this grateful shore; Now no mercenary foe Aims again the fatal blow, Aims at THEE the fatal blow. Virgins fair and matrons grave, Those...way with flowers, Strew your Hero's way with flowers ; with the deepest emotion. After receiving the salutations of the citizens, he handed the following...
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A Biographical History of Clermont, Or Livingston Manor, Before and During ...

Thomas Streatfeild Clarkson - Clermont, N.Y. - 1869 - 319 pages
...mercenary foe, Aims again the fatal blow. Virgins fair, and Matrons grave, These thy conquering arm did save. Build for thee triumphal bowers, Strew,...with flowers, Strew your Hero's way with flowers." At Elizabethtown point he embarked in an elegant barge, rowed by thirteen men, and as he passed the shipping...
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THE HOME OF WASHINGTON OR MOUNT VERNON AND ITS ASSOCIATIONS, HISTORICAL ...

BENSON J. LOSSING - 1870
...fatal blow, Aims at thee the fatal blow. " Yirgins fair, and mothers grave, Those thy conquering arm did save, Build for thee triumphal bowers. Strew,...with flowers ! Strew your hero's way with flowers." 'V/ith joyous greetings at every step, Washington proceeded ihiongh New Jersey, over which he had once...
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The home of Washington: or, Mount Vernon and its associations, historical ...

Benson John Lossing - Mount Vernon (Va. : Estate). - 1870 - 446 pages
...fatal blow, Aims at thoe the fatal blow. " Virgins fair, and mothers grave, Those thy conquering arm did save, Build for thee triumphal bowers. Strew, ye fair, his way with flowers I Strew your hero's way with flowers." starved, half-naked army, before a closely pursuing foe ; and...
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History of the City of Trenton, New Jersey: Embracing a Period of Nearly Two ...

John O. Raum - Trenton (N.J.) - 1871 - 448 pages
...— Welcome to this grateful shore ; Now no mercenary foe Aims again the fatal blow — Aims at thee the fatal blow. " ' Virgins fair and matrons grave...his way with flowers — Strew your hero's way with flowers.1 And at the end of the last line, the flowers were strewn before him." ... On the north or...
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History of the City of Trenton, New Jersey: Embracing a Period of Nearly Two ...

John O. Raum - Trenton (N.J.) - 1871 - 448 pages
...— Welcome to this grateful shore ; Now no mercenary foe Aims again the fatal blow — Aims at thee the fatal blow. " ' Virgins fair and matrons grave — Those thy conquering arms did save; Build for thec triumphal bowers, Strew, ye fair, his way with flowers — Strew your hero's way with flowers.'...
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A Child's History of the United States, Volumes 1-2

John Gilmary Shea - Indians of North America - 1872
...arch, the girls began to sing a beautiful ode composed for the occasion, and with the last lines : " Strew, ye fair, his way with flowers, Strew your hero's way with flowers," they scattered flowers from baskets in their hands, upon the path where the Father of his Country was...
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