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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... "
New York City Standard Guide: A New and Complete Handbook for Visitors to ... - Page 81
1901 - 156 pages
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Niagara Index, Volume 33

College student newspapers and periodicals - 1900
...If to please the people we offer what we ourselves disprove, how can we afterward defend our work. Let us raise a standard to which the wise and honest can repair ; the event is in the hands of God." Those words have eone down to history with the greatest utterances of great men. As a result of them...
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Five-minute Declamations, Volume 2

Walter K. Fobes - Readers - 1899
...disclose. The equable and steadfast tenor of his mind was exemplified in his well-known exclamation, " Let us raise a standard to which the wise and honest can repair; the event is in the hand of God." Under such guidance, in that temper, with that reliance, the work went forward to its...
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Annual Record of the Ancient and Honorable Artillery Company of Massachussets

Ancient and Honorable Artillery Company of Massachusetts - 1887
...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 honest can repair ; the event is in the hands of God." " I am the State," said Louis the Fourteenth, but his line ended in the grave of absolutism. " Forty...
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Scribner's Magazine, Volume 62

Robert Bridges, Alfred Dashiell, Harlan Logan - 1917
...żv l'iaiet The Constitutional Convention and the Birth of the Union — Philadelphia, 1787. " I-et us raise a standard to which the wise and honest can repair . . . llie event is in the Hand uf God."— Washington. Copyright by Ую/et Oaklty; from a Copity...
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Household Guest, Volume 3

1889
...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 honest can repair ; the event is in the hands of God." " I am the state," said Louis the Fourteenth, but his line ended in the grave of absolutism. " Forty...
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Our Day: A Record and Review of Current Reform, Volume 3

Church and the world - 1889
...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 honest can repair ; the event is in the hands of God." " I am the state," said Louis the Fourteenth, but his line ended in the grave of absolutism. " Forty...
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George Washington, Volume 2

Henry Cabot Lodge - 1889
...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." The language is no doubt that of Morris, speaking from memory and in a highly rhetorical...
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The Nation's Birthday: Chicago's Centennial Celebration of Washington's ...

Chicago (Ill.). Committee on Centennial Celebration of Washington's Inauguration, 1789 - Chicago (Ill.) - 1889 - 325 pages
...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 honest can repair; the event is in the hand of God." Is there no statesmanship in this? Is there a man in this assembly who would be afraid...
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The Washington Centenary Celebrated in New-York April 29, 30-May 1, 1899

New York tribune - 1889 - 120 pages
...disclose. Thre equable and steadfast tenor of his mind was exemplified in his well-known exclamation : " Let us raise a standard to which the wise and honest can repair; the event is in the hand of God. (Applause.) KEEPING PACE WITH THE EMPlBE. For the flexibility of unwritten constitutions...
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Studies in American History

Mary Sheldon Barnes, Earl Barnes - United States - 1891 - 431 pages
...to please the people, we offer what we jurselves disapprove, how can we afterward defend our work ? Let us raise a standard to which the wise and honest can repair ; the event is in the hand of God. — WASHINGTON, in Speech to the Convention.1^ The Calling of a Convention. — Even before...
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