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" first in war, first in peace, and first in the hearts of his countrymen. "
The North American Review - Page 446
1887
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Niles' Weekly Register, Volume 2

1812
...said, that all u ho heard him thrubUed with responsive feelings of gratitude and veneration for him, who was "first in war, first in peace, and first in the hearts of his countrymen." The sudden change and ihreating aspect of the ivca-, ther occasioned the company to dis perse at an early...
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Sermons Delivered on Various Occasions: With Addresses

John Codman - 1834 - 436 pages
...well as universal consent, was appointed to lead the American army in their arduous struggle — he, who was first in war, first in peace, and first in the hearts of his countrymen, THE ILLUSTRIOUS WASHINGTON, was no less distinguished for his piety, than his valor. His ever ready acknowledgment...
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A Life of Washington, Volume 2

James Kirke Paulding - 1835
...our wide-spreading empire, and to give to the Western World independence and freedom" — " that he was first in war, first in peace, and first in the hearts of his countrymen." The courage of Washington was both morally and physically perfect. It was that of sentiment and nerve ;...
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The Freemason's Monthly Magazine, Volume 2

1843
...Franklin ; while Masons still dwell with rapture on the memory of Washington, that immortal Brother who was "first in war, first in peace, and first in the hearts of his countrymen." The universality of Masonry is not more honorable to the Order, than it is advantageous to the Brethren....
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Rome: as Seen by a New-Yorker in 1843-4

William Mitchell Gillespie - 1845 - 216 pages
...to the veteran statesman. But a yet greater design is now in agitation — that of a monument to Him who was " First in war, first in peace, and first in the hearts of his countrymen." The subject has for a long while occupied the mind of our New York sculptor, and the visitor, who was admitted...
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Letters on Agriculture from His Excellency, George Washington, President of ...

George Washington - 1847 - 198 pages
...acceptance of your very liberal and polite offer of a stone coffin, as a depository for the remains of him " WHO WAS FIRST IN WAR, FIRST IN PEACE, AND FIRST IN THE HEARTS OF HIS COUNTRYMEN." The manner of making your offer, the delicacy with which it is proffered, forbids a refusal to accept it;...
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The Baptist Memorial and Monthly Record, Volume 7

1848
...the name of Martha Washington—the beloved and honored wife of the Father of his country ; of him who was " first in war, first in peace, and first in the hearts of his countrymen." The distinction was an enviable one, which made her the chosen of his heart, and the sharer of his fame;...
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Cincinnati Lancet and Observer, Volume 19

1858
...on this wide earth is there another spot encircled with the interest which invests the tomb of him who was first in war, first in peace, and first in the hearts of his countrymen? The mansion situated some two or three hundred yards from the tomb presents us with much that is interesting....
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Memorial of Samuel Hall Walley

Samuel Hall Walley - 1866 - 168 pages
...consider." In this discourse he portrayed, with skill, the character of our beloved deceased ; of him who was " first in war, first in peace, and first in the hearts of his countrymen." The pulpit was shrouded with black cloth, and an appropriate anthem closed the solemnities of this afternoon....
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THE HISTORY OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

J. HARRIS PATTON, A.M. - 1867
...suitable eulogies, orations, and discourses, or by public prayers// . Thus did the people honor him '" who was first in war, first in peace, and first in the hearts of his countrymen/'' The oration before both houses of .Congress, was pronounced by Colonel Henry Lee, whom we have seen as...
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