Oration, on the Power and Value of National Liberty: Delivered to a Large Assembly of Citizens, at Milestown, Pennsylvania, on Wednesday, March 4, 1801, Issue 5

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Page 23 - From Georgia to lake Champlain, From seas to Mississippi's shore, Ye sons of freedom loud proclaim, The reign of terror is no more! Rejoice Columbia's sons! rejoice! To tyrants never bend the knee; But join with heart and soul and voice For
Page viii - Disguise thyself as thou wilt, still, Slavery, still thou art a bitter draught, and though thousands, in all ages, have been made to
Page 22 - What heart but hails a scene so bright ? What soul but inspiration draws? Who would not guard so dear a right; Or die in such a glorious cause? Let foes to freedom dread the name; But should they touch this sacred tree, Thrice fifty thousand swords shall flame For Jefferson and Liberty!
Page 22 - Here, free as air's expanded space, To every soul and sect shall be, That sacred privilege of our race, The worship of the Deity. These gifts, great Liberty! are thine, Ten thousand more we owe to thee; Immortal may their memories shine, Who fought and died for liberty. What heart but hails a
Page 22 - Here strangers from a thousand shores, Compell'd by tyranny to roam, Shall find amidst abundant stores, A nobler and a happier home. Here Art shall lift her
Page 21 - O'er vast Columbia's varied clime, Her cities, forests, shores and dales, In rising majesty sublime, Immortal Liberty prevails.
Page 21 - Millions yet unborn. His country's glory, hope and stay, In virtue and in talents try'd Now rises to assume the sway.... O'er
Page 21 - Hail long expected glorious day! Illustrious, memorable morn, That freedom's Fabric from decay
Page 21 - people's cries. No lordling here, with gorging jaws, Shall wring from industry the food,
Page 22 - Here Art shall lift her laurel'd head, Wealth, Industry, and Peace divine, And where unbounded forests spread, Shall fields and lofty cities shine.

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