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" When my eyes shall be turned to behold for the last time the sun in heaven, may I not see him shining on the broken and dishonored fragments of a once glorious Union ; on States dissevered, discordant, belligerent ; on a land rent with civil feuds, or... "
Remarks on the Life and Writings of Daniel Webster of Massachusetts - Page 43
by George Ticknor - 1831 - 48 pages
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Register of Debates in Congress: Comprising ..., Volume 1; Volume 6; Volume 50

United States. Congress - 1830
...borrow the brilliant apostrophe of the gentleman from Massachusetts, if he will permit me; and " when my eyes shall be turned to behold, for the last time,...shining on the broken and dishonored fragments of" the constitution of my country, once the xgis of our rights and the palladium of our liberty; but let...
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The Academical Speaker: A Selection of Extracts in Prose and Verse, from ...

Benjamin Dudley Emerson - 1830 - 321 pages
...that curtain may not rise. God grant, that on my vision never may be opened what lies behind. When my eyes shall be turned to behold, for the last time,...civil feuds, or drenched, it may be, in fraternal blood ! Let their last feeble and lingering glance, rather, behold the gorgeous Ensign of the Republic,...
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Speeches and Forensic Arguments

Daniel Webster - 1830 - 520 pages
...may be opened what lies behind. — When my eyes shall be turned to behold, for the last time, fhe sun in heaven, may I not see him shining on the broken...civil feuds, or drenched, it may be, in fraternal blood! — Let their last feeble and lingering glance, rather behold the gorgeous ensign of the republic,...
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The Classical Speaker

Charles Knapp Dillaway - 1830 - 272 pages
...least, that curtain may not rise. God grant that on my vision never may be opened what lies behind. When my eyes shall be turned to behold, for the last time,...heaven, may I not see him shining on the broken and dishonoured fragments of a once glorious union ; on states dissevered, discordant, belligerant; on...
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Register of Debates in Congress: 21st Congress, 1st session, pt. 1. Dec. 7 ...

United States. Congress - 1830
...borrow the brilliant apostrophe of the gentleman from Massachusetts, if he will permit me; and *' when my eyes shall be turned to behold, for the last time, the sun in heaven, may I not sec him shining- on the broken and dishonored fragments of" the constitution of my country, once the...
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A Memoir of the Life of Daniel Webster

Samuel Lorenzo Knapp - 1831 - 234 pages
...that curtain may not rise. God grant, that on my 14* vision never may be opened what lies behind. When my eyes shall be turned to behold, for the last time,...civil feuds, or drenched, it may be, in fraternal blood !—Let their last feeble and lingering glance, rather behold the gorgeous ensign of the Republic,...
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The Academical Speaker: A Selection of Extracts in Prose and Verse, from ...

Benjamin Dudley Emerson - 1831 - 344 pages
...that curtain may not rise. God grant, that on my vision never may be opened what lies behind. When my eyes shall be turned to behold, for the last time,...heaven, may I not see him shining on the broken and dishonoured fragments of a once glorious union; on states dissevered, discordant, belligerent; on a...
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The Eclectic Reader: Designed for Schools and Academies

Bela Bates Edwards - 1832 - 324 pages
...that curtain may not rise. God grant, that on my vision never may be opened what lies behind. When my eyes shall be turned to behold, for the last time,...civil feuds, or drenched, it may be, in fraternal blood ! Let their last feeble and lingering glance rather behold the gorgeous ensign of the republic,...
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The National Orator;: Consisting of Selections, Adapted for Rhetorical ...

Charles Dexter Cleveland - 1832 - 284 pages
...that curtain may not rise ; God grant, that on my vision never may be opened what lies behind. When my eyes shall be turned to behold, for the last time,...discordant, belligerent ; on a land rent with civil, or drenched, it may be, in fraternal blood ! Let their last feeble and lingering glance, rather, behold...
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American Annual Register, Volume 5

Joseph Blunt - 1832
...that curtain may not rise. God grant, that on my vision never may be opened what lies behind. When my eyes shall be turned to behold, for the last time,...dishonored fragments of a once glorious Union ; on Stales dissevered, discordant, belligerent ; on a land rent with civil feuds, or drenched, it may be,...
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