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" For a few days before Mr. Adams had been rapidly failing, and on the morning of the fourth he found himself too weak to rise from his lied. On being requested to name a toast for the customary celebration of the day, he exclaimed  "
Portrait and Biographical Album of St. Joseph County, Michigan ... Together ... - Page 24
1889 - 588 pages
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An account of the celebration of the jubilee, on the 25th October, 1809 ...

1809
...day was spent with the utmost conviviality throughout the neighbourhood; FARINGDON. — The morning was ushered in by the ringing of bells and the firing of six pieces of cannon. The independent corps of Volunteers mustered .in their new uniforms. After attending...
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Theresa; or, The wizard's fate, by a member of the Inner temple

Theresa (fict. name.) - 1815
...draperies, and balconies, and awnings, and transparent paintings. " At length the day arrired, and was ushered in by the ringing of bells and the firing of cannon ; a number of old pieces of artillery, which had formerly served to defend the castle, having...
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Biography of the Signers to the Declaration of Independence, Volume 8

John Sanderson, Robert Waln, Henry Dilworth Gilpin - 1827
...two days before. He was not however, aware of so near an approach of death. On being asked to suggest a toast for the customary celebration of the day, he exclaimed, ( INDEPENDENCE FOREVER !' and those were the last words that he was known coherently to utter. The different members of his...
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Encyclopędia Americana: A Popular Dictionary of Arts, Sciences ..., Volume 1

Francis Lieber, Edward Wigglesworth, Thomas Gamaliel Bradford - Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1829
...the l)ells and the firing ot' cannon, and, on being asked by the servant who attended him, whether he knew what day it was, he replied, "O yes! it is the glorious 4th of July— -God bless it — God bless you all." In the course of the day, he said, " It is a great...
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An American Biographical and Historical Dictionary: Containing an Account of ...

William Allen - United States - 1832 - 800 pages
...jubilee he was loused by the ringing of bells and the firing of cannon, and when asked by his servant, if he knew what day it was, he replied, "O yes! it is the glorious 4th of July— God bless it — God bless you all.» In the forenoon the orator of the day, his parish...
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History of the Town of Plymouth: From Its First Settlement in 1620, to the ...

James Thacher - Massachusetts - 1832 - 382 pages
...this town, in unison with a respectable assemblage of fellow citizens from other towns in the county. The day was ushered in by the ringing of bells and the firing of a national salute by the Plymouth Artillery. This was a county celebration, in which were united all...
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Lives of the Presidents of the United States: With Biographical Notices of ...

Robert W. Lincoln - Presidents - 1836 - 508 pages
...rapidly failing, and on the morning of the fourth, he found himself too weak to rise from his bed. On being requested to name a toast for the customary...ushered in, by the ringing of bells, and the firing of cannon, he was asked by one of hia attendants, if he knew what day it was? He replied, " O yes ; it...
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The British Cyclopaedia of the Arts, Sciences, History, Geography ...

1838
...of the bells and the firing of canon ; and, on being asked by the servant who attended him, whether he knew what day it was, he replied, " O yes ! it is the glorious 4th of July — God bless it — God bless you all !" In the course of the day, he said, " It is a...
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Lives of the Presidents of the United States: With Biographical Notices of ...

Robert W. Lincoln - Presidents - 1842 - 588 pages
...rapidly failing, and on the morning of the fourth, he found himself too weak to rise from his bed. On being requested to name .a toast for the customary...ushered in, by the ringing of bells, and the firing of cannon, he was asked by one of his attendants, if he knew what day it was ? He replied, " O yes ; it...
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Lives of celebrated women

Samuel Griswold Goodrich - Women - 1844 - 352 pages
...morning of the jubilee, he was roused by the ringing of bells and the firing of cannon. Being asked if he knew what day it was, he replied, " O yes, it is the glorious 4th of July — God bless it! God bless you all!" Just before he expired, he said, " Jefferson survives...
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