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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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Text-book of Prose: From Burke, Webster, and Bacon : with Notes, and ...

Henry Norman Hudson - 1876 - 636 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...
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The Treasury of British Eloquence: Specimens of Brilliant Orations by the ...

Robert Cochrane - 1877 - 544 pages
...grandenr 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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English party leaders and English parties, from Walpole to Peel, Volume 1

William Henry Davenport Adams - 1878
...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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Sir Robert Walpole. William Pitt, earl of Chatham. Edmund Burke. Charles ...

William Henry Davenport Adams - 1878
...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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Literary Essays

William Greenough Thayer Shedd - 1878 - 365 pages
...absorbed in the commercial grandenr of England, to " a little speck scarce visible iu 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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Burke, Select Works, Volume 1

Edmund Burke - 1883
...of England, the Genius should point out to him a little speck, scarcely 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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The Great Speeches and Orations of Daniel Webster: With an Essay on Daniel ...

Daniel Webster, Edwin Percy Whipple - 1879 - 707 pages
...\Vebster's Address at the Celebration ot the New Kngland Society of New York, on the 23d of December, 1850. vor or encourage its further extension. We have slavery...ae a great moral, social, and political evil, I on development and growth, are recalled to the recollection. But a stronger feeling might be produced,...
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Great Authors of All Ages: Being Selections from the Prose Works of Eminent ...

Samuel Austin Allibone - 1879 - 555 pages
...'if England, the genius should point out to him л little speck, source visible in the nuis« of the na should t- II him, " Young man, there is America, — which at this day serves for little more than...
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Great Authors of All Ages: Being Selections from the Prose Works of Eminent ...

Samuel Austin Allibone - 1879 - 555 pages
...grandcur of England, the genius should point out to him a little speck, scarce visible in the mass of the speare far above him. Beaumont and Fleteher, of whom I inn next to speak, h should tell him, " Young man, there is America, — which at this day serves for little more than to...
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Blackie's graded readers, ed. by M. Paterson, Part 8

Maurice Paterson - 1880
...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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