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" Young man, there is America — which at this day serves for little more than to amuse you with stories of savage men and uncouth manners; yet shall, before you taste of death, show itself equal to the whole of that commerce which now attracts the envy... "
Speeches and Forensic Arguments - Page 43
by Daniel Webster - 1830 - 520 pages
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Lives of Eminent English Judges of the Seventeenth and Eighteenth Centuries

William Newland Welsby - 1846 - 562 pages
...grandeur of England, the genius should point out to him a little speck, scarce visible in the mass of the national interest, a small seminal principle, rather than a formed body, and should tell him, 'Young man, there is America, which at this day serves for little more than to amuse...
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The Lives of the Lord Chancellors and Keepers of the Great Seal of England ...

John Campbell Baron Campbell - 1846
...grandeur of England, the genius should point out to him a little speck, scarce visible in the mass of the national interest, a small seminal principle, rather than a formed body, and should tell him — ' Young man, there is America — which at this day serves for little more than...
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Biographical memoir [by Edward Everet] and speeches on various occasions

Daniel Webster - 1851
...and rising glory of America were portrayed in the English Parliament, with inimitable beauty, by tho most consummate orator of modern times. Going back...formed body," and the progress of its astonishing development and growth, are recalled to the recollection. But a stronger feeling might be produced,...
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THE LIVES OF THE LORD CHANCELLORS AND KEEPERS OF THE GREAT SEAL OF ENLAND,

JOHN LORD CAMPBELL - 1851
...grandeur of England, the genius should point out to him a little speck, scarce visible on the mass of the national interest, a small seminal principle, rather than a formed body, and should tell him — ( Young man, there is America — which at this day serves for little more than...
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The Bibliotheca Sacra and American Biblical Repository, Volume 14

1857
...absorbed in the commercial grandeur of England, to " a little speck scarce visible in the mass of the national interest, a small seminal principle, rather than a formed body," and as saying to him : " Young man, there is America ; which, at this day, serves for little more than...
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The Literary Reader: For Academies and High Schools: Consisting of ...

Arethusa Hall - 1851 - 408 pages
...of England, the genius should point out to him a little speck, scarce visible in the rftass of the national interest, a small seminal principle, rather than a formed body, and should tell him, "Young man, there is America, which, at this day, serves for little more than to amuse...
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The History of Tasmania, Volume 1

John West - 1852 - 380 pages
...gazing with admiration on the then commercial grandeur of England, the genius should point out to him a little speck, scarce visible in the mass of national...seminal principle rather than a formed body — and should tell him : Young man, there is America, which at this day serves for little more than to amuse...
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Addresses and Speeches on Various Occasions: 1835-1851

Robert Charles Winthrop - 1852
...embryo. But yesterday — to use the language which Mr. Burke once applied to America — it was " a little speck, scarce visible in the mass of national...small seminal principle, rather than a formed body." To-day, it presents itself to us as an established Commonwealth, and is knocking at our doors for admittance...
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Addresses and Speeches on Various Occasions: 1835-1851

Robert Charles Winthrop - 1852
...embryo. But yesterday — to use the language which Mr. Burke once applied to America — it was " a little speck, scarce visible in the mass of national...small seminal principle, rather than a formed body." To-day, it presents itself to us as an established Commonwealth, and is knocking at our doors for admittance...
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Addresses and Speeches on Various Occasions, Volume 2

Robert Charles Winthrop - 1852 - 580 pages
...embryo. But yesterday — to use the language whith Mr. Burka once applied to America — it was " a little speck, scarce visible in the mass of national...small seminal principle, rather than a formed body." To-day, it presents itself to us as an established Commonwealth, and is knocking at our doors for •...
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