Memoir. Lectures and addresses

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Little, Brown, 1862 - United States
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Page 221 - I shall do so ; But I must also feel it as a man : I cannot but remember such things were, That were most precious to me.
Page 556 - When my eyes shall be turned to behold for the last time the sun in heaven, may I not see him shining on the broken and dishonored fragments of a once glorious Union; on States dissevered, discordant, belligerent; on a land rent with civil feuds or drenched, it may be, in fraternal blood.
Page 228 - Finally, brethren, whatsoever things are true, whatsoever things are honest, whatsoever things are just, whatsoever things are pure, whatsoever things are lovely, whatsoever things are of good report ; if there be any virtue, if there be any praise, think on these things.
Page 398 - The night has been unruly : where we lay, Our chimneys were blown down : and, as they say, Lamentings heard i...
Page 212 - Novels. Not profitable for doctrine, for reproof, for edification, for building up or elevating, in any shape ! The sick heart will find no healing here, the darkly struggling heart no guidance : the Heroic that is in all men no divine awakening voice.
Page 484 - ... revolutionary war, shrunk from no danger, no toil, no sacrifice, to serve his country, and to raise his children to a condition better than his own, may my name and the name of my posterity be blotted forever from the memory of mankind ! [Mr.
Page 515 - If we take to ourselves the wings of the morning, and dwell in the uttermost parts of the sea, duty performed, or duty violated, is still with us, for our happiness or our misery. If we say the darkness shall cover us, in the darkness as in the light our obligations are yet with us.
Page 390 - In a battle it is not looked for but that divers should die; it is thought well for a side if it get the victory, though with the loss of divers, if not too many or too great.
Page 347 - Inspire them with thine own; and, while led by thine hand, and fighting under thy banners, open thou their eyes to behold in every valley, and in every plain, what the prophet beheld by the same illumination — chariots of fire, and horses of fire ! Then shall the strong man be as tow, and the maker of it as a spark ; and they shall both burn together, and none shall quench them.
Page 520 - Everything was so clear, and so easy to remember, that not a note seemed necessary, and, in fact, I thought little or nothing about my notes.' "The argument ended. Mr. Webster stood for some moments silent before the Court, while every eye was fixed intently upon him. At length addressing Chief Justice Marshall, he proceeded thus: —

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