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" O Beautiful ! my Country ! ours once more ! Smoothing thy gold of war-dishevelled hair O'er such sweet brows as never other wore, And letting thy set lips, Freed from wrath's pale eclipse, The rosy edges of their smile lay bare, What words divine of lover... "
Masterpieces of Eloquence: Famous Orations of Great World Leaders from Early ... - Page 10934
edited by - 1905 - 11114 pages
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The Politics of Union: Northern Politics During the Civil War

1980 - 202 pages
...the returning soldiers and the Harvard dead wrote: Bow down, dear Land, for thou hast found release! We reck not what we gave thee; We will not dare to...doubt thee, But ask whatever else, and we will dare! The victory on the battlefield put the quietus to the theory of secession. Four years after the war...
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A Rhetorical Study of the Speaking of Calvin Coolidge

Arthur F. Fleser - 1990 - 118 pages
...speeches. At the home of Daniel Webster on July 4, 1916, Coolidge closed with the following from Lowell: What were our lives without thee? What all our lives to save thee? We reck not what we gave thee; 33 Ibid., p. 320. We will not dare to doubt thee, But ask whatever else and we will dare.34 Conspicuously...
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The Columbia Book of Civil War Poetry

Richard Marius - 1994 - 543 pages
...wrath's pale eclipse, The rosy edges of their smile lay bare, What words divine of lover or of poet Could tell our love and make thee know it, Among the Nations...doubt thee, But ask whatever else, and we will dare! \ poem published after the war and recalling Lee's first great battle after he took command of the...
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Daughters of the American Revolution Magazine, Volume 10

Daughters of the American Revolution - 1897
...shall we not say with Lowell : O ! beautiful, my country ! What words divine of lover or of poet Could tell our love and make thee know it ; Among the nations,...to save thee ; We reck not what we gave thee ; We do not dare to doubt thee — But ask whatever else — and we will dare ! [Applause.] Music "Red,...
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Daughters of the American Revolution Magazine, Volume 14

1899
...once more! Smoothing thy gold of war-dishevelled hair. What words divine of lover or of poet Could tell our love and make thee know it, Among the nations...lives to save thee? We reck not what we gave thee; Now. Madam President and Madam Chairman. I have a large number of the State Regents' report engrossed...
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Biblical Ideas of Nationality: Ancient and Modern

Steven Elliott Grosby - 2002 - 269 pages
...letting thy set lips, Freed from wrath's pale eclipse, The rosy edges of their smile lay bare, Could tell our love and make thee know it, Among the Nations bright beyond compare? What more our lives without thee? What all our lives to save thee; We will not dare to doubt thee, But ask...
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Poets of the Civil War

J. D. McClatchy - 2005 - 211 pages
...wrath's pale eclipse, The rosy edges of their smile lay bare, What words divine of lover or of poet Could tell our love and make thee know it, Among the Nations...doubt thee, But ask whatever else, and we will dare! HERMAN MELVILLE The Portent (1859) Hanging from the beam, Slowly swaying (such the law), Gaunt the...
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