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In his essay on “Americanism” he says: “There are philosophers who assure us
that in the future patriotism will be regarded not as a virtue at all, but merely as a
mental stage in the journey toward a state of feeling when our patriotism will ...
It may be that in ages so remote that we cannot now understand any of the
feelings of those who will dwell in them, patriotism will no longer be regarded as
a virtue, exactly as it may be that in those remote ages people will look down
upon and ...
He was a most patriotic man in the Civil War period, and in later years
established the many newsboys' homes which have been so helpful to a class
that needed judicious assistance. This was the father of President Roosevelt; and
he was ...
... sublime patriotism which cannot fail to have a marked influence on the minds
of the coming generations. It has been claimed by some that the historian should
be one in whom the faculty of the imagination was almost, if not entirely, lacking.
... facts of all government, and days and nights of contemplation in the deep forest
and on the broad prairies had given him a vision as clear and rare as the air of
the mountain peaks. He went away the colonel of a regiment of patriotic recruits;
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I did not finish this book, and the first sentence from the first chapter may give you an idea why. "Restless as the sea his forefathers sailed to reach the new world; active as the soil that answered ... Read full review