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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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The Poetical Works of Alexander Pope, Volume 4

Alexander Pope - 1854
...grandeur of England, the genius should pomt 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 Mm—'Young man, there is America, which at this day serves for little more than to amuse...
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The Public and Domestic Life of the Right Hon. Edmund Burke

Peter Burke - 1854 - 316 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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"Sam": Or The History of Mystery

Charles Wilkins Webber - 1855 - 546 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...
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The Book of Oratory: A New Collection of Extracts in Prose, Poetry and ...

1856 - 500 pages
...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 an established commonwealth, and is knocking at our doors for admittance...
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Travel and Recollections of Travel with a Chat Upon Various Subjects ...

John Shaw (M.D.) - 1857 - 288 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...
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The African Repository, Volume 33

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 Jlmerica; which, at this day, serves for little more than...
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The Monthly Christian Spectator. 1851-1859

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 to...
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Anecdote Biography

John Timbs - 1860
...admiration on the then commercial grandeur of England, the Genius should point out to him a little peak, scarce visible in the mass of 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 popular history of England, Volume 6

Charles Knight - 1860
...grandeur of England, the genius should point out to him a little soeck, 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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A First Class Reader: Consisting of Extracts, in Prose and Verse, with ...

George Stillman Hillard - 1861 - 552 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...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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