The Steam Navy of the United States: A History of the Growth of the Steam Vessel of War in the U.S. Navy, and of the Naval Engineer Corps, Volume 1

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Page 314 - He has sounded forth the trumpet that shall never call retreat; He is sifting out the hearts of men before his judgement-seat; Oh! be swift, my soul, to answer Him ; be jubilant, my feet; Our God is marching on.
Page 226 - I have seen him in the watch-fires of a hundred circling camps; They have builded him an altar in the evening dews and damps; I have read his righteous sentence by the dim and flaring lamps ; His day is marching on.
Page 75 - I hold every man a debtor to his profession; from the which as men of course do seek to receive countenance and profit, so ought they of duty to endeavour themselves by way of amends to be a help and ornament thereunto,
Page 197 - where the grapes of wrath are stored; He hath loosed the fateful lightnings of his terrible swift sword; His truth is marching on. JULIA. WARD
Page 417 - me ; As he died to make men holy, let us die to make men free ; While God is marching on.
Page 282 - Then, like a kraken huge and black. She crushed our ribs in her iron grasp ! Down went the Cumberland all a wrack, With a sudden shudder of death, And the cannon's breath For her dying
Page 10 - Steam! afar Drag the slow barge, or drive the rapid car; Or on wide-waving wings expanded bear The flying chariot through the fields of air.
Page 247 - of Stephen Decatur—"Our country! In her intercourse with foreign nations may she always be in the right; but our country, right or
Page 305 - have now two, these two being the Warrior and her sister Ironside. There is not now a ship in the English navy, apart from these two, that it would not be madness to trust to an engagement with that little Monitor.
Page 14 - Length on deck, three hundred feet; breadth, two hundred feet; thickness of her sides, thirteen feet of alternate oak plank and cork wood—carries forty-four guns, four of which are hundred pounders; quarter-deck and forecastle guns, forty-four pounders; and further to annoy an enemy attempting to board, can discharge one hundred gallons of

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