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" On this question of principle, while actual suffering was yet afar off', they raised their flag against a power to which, for purposes of foreign conquest and subjugation, Rome, in the height of her glory, is not to be compared; a power, which has dotted... "
A Thousand Thoughts from Various Authors - Page 90
edited by - 1880 - 374 pages
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The Standard Speaker: Containing Exercises in Prose and Poetry for ...

Epes Sargent - 1862 - 564 pages
...this question of principle, while actual suffering was yet afar off, they raised their flag against a power to which, for purposes of foreign conquest and subjugation, Rome, in the height ot her glory, is not to be compared ; a power which has dotted over th« surface of the whole globe...
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The Great Lakes: Or Inland Seas of America; Embracing a Full Description of ...

1863 - 230 pages
...dotted over the whole surface of the globe with her possessions and military posts, whose mornings drum-beat following the sun, and keeping company with the hours, circles the earth daily with one continuous and unbroken strain of martial music.' The company is growing richer every...
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Lowell Shakespeare Memorial Exercises on the Tercentenary Celebration of the ...

Committee of Arrangements for the Ter-centenary Celebration of the Birth of Shakspeare (Lowell, Mass.) - 1864 - 64 pages
...space which it illuminates has extended many hundred fold. In every colony of that wondrous nation " which has dotted over the surface of the whole globe with her possessions and military posts," on the continent of Europe, among peoples speaking strange tongues, throughout the vast length and...
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Christian Life and Character of the Civil Institutions of the United States ...

Benjamin Franklin Morris - 1864 - 842 pages
...words of Webster, who, alluding to the gigantic nationality of the empire, said that she " had dotted the surface of the whole globe with her possessions and military posts, whose morning drumbeats, following the sun, and keeping company with the hours, circle the earth daily with one continued...
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Familiar Quotations: Being an Attempt to Trace to Their Source Passages and ...

John Bartlett - 1865 - 504 pages
...of principle, while actual suffering was yet afar off, they (the Colonies) raised their flag against a power, to which, for purposes of foreign conquest...globe with her possessions and military posts, whose morning-drum beat, following the sun, and keeping company with the hours, circles the earth with one...
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A Compendium of American Literature, Chronologically Arranged: With ...

Charles Dexter Cleveland - 1865 - 798 pages
...generation, in the name of your country, in the name of liberty, to thank you ! ENGLAND. She has dotted the surface of the whole globe with her possessions...following the sun and keeping company with the hours, circle the earth daily with one continuous and unbroken strain of the martial airs of England. THE...
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The Nation and the Constitution: An Oration Delivered Before the City ...

Jeremiah Lewis Diman - 1866 - 726 pages
...Here the colonies, with God and right upon their side, humbled in the dust " a power to which, for the purposes of foreign conquest and subjugation, Rome...her possessions and military posts, whose morning drum beat, following the sun and keeping company 11 with the hours, encircles the whole earth with...
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Oration Delivered Before the Legislature of New Jersey Upon "Our Sleeping ...

John Davidson - 1866 - 40 pages
...existence, in the days of the Revolution. The second, in combating and conquering the gigantic power of her whose morning drum-beat, following the sun and keeping company with the hours, encircles the earth with one continuous and unbroken strain of the martial airs of England. The third,...
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The Art of Discourse: A System of Rhetoric, Adapted for Use in Colleges and ...

Henry Noble Day - 1867 - 374 pages
...British empire, as follows : ' She has dotted the surface of the whole globe with her possessions arid military posts, whose morning drum-beat, following the sun and keeping company with the hours, circle the earth daily with one continuous and unbroken strain of the martial airs of England.' On...
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Proceedings at the Banquet Held in Honor of Cyrus W. Field, Esq., of New ...

1868 - 88 pages
...England, I always remember the words of the American orator who said that she " is a power to which Rome, in the height of her glory, is not to be compared;...keeping company with the hours, circles the earth in one continuous and unbroken strain of the martial airs of England." (Loud cheers.) To this I would...
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