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" House of Representatives chosen by themselves , of a Senate thus composed by their own State Legislatures , and on the prospect of an executive authority in the hands of one whose portrait I shall not presume to draw. Were I blessed with powers to do... "
The Works of John Adams, Second President of the United States: With a Life ... - Page 486
by John Adams, Charles Francis Adams - 1853
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Handbook of the Administrations of the United States

Edward Griffin Tileston - United States - 1871 - 222 pages
...him up to be a nation's deliverer. It was just prior to this reception that John Adams said of him, " Were I blessed with powers to do justice to his character,...country, or make the smallest addition to his glory. If we look over the catalogue of the first magistrates of nations, whether they have been denominated...
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Sketches of Debate in the First Senate of the United States, in 1789-90/91

William Maclay - United States - 1880 - 357 pages
...schools or modern universities. • I must have been inattentive to the course of events, if I were ignorant of the fame, or insensible to the merit of...have uniformly appeared in all his former conduct, public or private. May I, nevertheless, be indulged to inquire, if we look over the catalogue of the...
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Sketches of Debate in the First Senate of the United States, in 1789-90-91

William Maclay - United States - 1880 - 357 pages
...blessed with powers to do justice to his character, it would be impossible to increase the con-' fidence or affection of his country, or make the smallest...have uniformly appeared in all his former conduct, public or private. May I, nevertheless, be indulged to inquire, if we look over the catalogue of the...
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Memoir of George Barrell Emerson, Ll.D.

Robert Cassie Waterston - 1884 - 124 pages
...presence of the Senate, " Were I blessed with powers to do justice to the character of Washington, it would be impossible to increase the confidence...country, or make the smallest addition to his glory ! " All the more to the credit of the people was the faith they cherished when we recall the unquestionable...
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Peter's journal of the first presidential count and Washington's ...

W. M. Osborn - Biography & Autobiography - 1885 - 24 pages
...universities. " I must have been inattentive to the course of events if 1 were either ignorant of the same or insensible to the merit of those other characters...effected by a discharge of the present exalted trust ou the same principles, with the same abilities and virtues which have uniformly appeared in all his...
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The Republic, Or, A History of the United States of America in the ..., Volume 2

John Robert Irelan - Presidents - 1886
...this Senate, I could see, without emotion, so many of those characters, of whose virtuous exertious I have so often been a witness ; from whose countenances...have uniformly appeared in all his former conduct, public and private. May I, nevertheless, be indulged to inquire, if we look over the catalogue of the...
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Character Portraits of Washington as Delineated by Historians, Orators and ...

William Spohn Baker - 1887 - 351 pages
...of the United States, April 215t, 1789, JOHN ADAMS alluded to Washington in the following terms: " Were I blessed with powers to do justice to his character,...country, or make the smallest addition to his glory .... May, I, nevertheless, be indulged to inquire, if we look over the catalogue of the first magistrates...
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The Making of the Nation, 1783-1817

Francis Amasa Walker - Constitutional history - 1895 - 314 pages
...inaugurated with so many hopes, was in no small measure due to his influence. John Adams said of him : " Were I blessed with powers to do justice to his character,...it would be impossible to increase the confidence and affection of his country or to make the smallest additions to his glory. If we look over the catalogue...
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The Making of the Nation, 1783-1817

Francis Amasa Walker - Constitutional history - 1895 - 332 pages
...with so many hopes, was in no small measure due to his influence. John Adams said of him : " AVere I blessed with powers to do justice to his character,...it would be impossible to increase the confidence and affection of his country or to make the smallest additions to his glory. If we look over the catalogue...
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Homiletic Review, Volume 33

1897
...tddress, in which he said : "It Is with satisfaction that I congratulate the people of America ... on the prospect of an executive authority in the hands...trust on the same principles, with the same abilities ana virtues, which have uniformly appeared in all his former conduct, public or private. Hay I, nevertheless,...
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