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" Thou, too, sail on, O Ship of State! Sail on, O UNION strong and great! Humanity with all its fears, With all the hopes of future years, Is hanging breathless on thy fate. "
Presidential Courage: Brave Leaders and How They Changed America 1789-1989 - Page 193
by Michael R. Beschloss - 2007 - 400 pages
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Daughters of the American Revolution Magazine, Volume 14

1899
...But the end is not yet, and we can only say, with Longfellow : "Sail on, O ship of State! Sail on, O Union, strong and great! Humanity, with all its fears, With all the hopes of future years, Is hanging breathless on thy fate; Sail on, nor fear to breast the sea! Our...
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The Children's Own Longfellow: Illustrated

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow - 2001 - 96 pages
...wreck ot noble lives Something immortal still survives! Thou, too, sail on, O Ship of State! Sail on, O Union, strong and great! Humanity with all its fears, With all the hopes of future years, Is hanging breathless on thy fate! We know what Master laid thy keel. What Workmen...
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Franklin D. Roosevelt and the Shaping of American Political Culture, Volume 1

Nancy Beck Young, William D. Pederson, Byron W. Daynes - 2001 - 154 pages
...his inaugural medals, and sent it along to Winston Churchill: Sail on, O Ship of State! Sail on, O Union, strong and great! Humanity with all its fears, With all the hopes of future years, Is hanging breathless on thy fate! 22 Other representations of Roosevelt as...
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Land of the Free and Home of the Brave

Eliot Clarke - 2004 - 272 pages
...poems were as effective in stirring patriotic emotions: Thou, too, sail on, O Ship of State! Sail on, O Union, strong and great Humanity with all its fears With all the hopes of future years, Is hanging breathless on thy fate! Emerson, philosopher, Transcendental leader,...
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Henry Wadsworth Longfellow: American Poet, Linguist, and Educator

Meghan Fitzmaurice - 2006 - 112 pages
...is weighing in the balance. "Thou, too, sail on, O Ship of State!," Longfellow writes. "Sail on, O UNION, strong and great! / Humanity with all its fears / With all the hopes of future years, / Is hanging breathless on thy fate!" THE "WHITE LONGFELLOW" But for a time,...
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The Pocket Book of Patriotism

Jonathan Foreman - 2005 - 96 pages
...ABROAD 2849 Longfellow's "The Building of the Ship": "Thou, too, sail on, O Ship of State! / Sail on, O Union, strong and great! / Humanity with all its fears, / With all the hopes of future years, / Is hanging breathless on thy fate!" 1849 Anti-Catholic, anti-immigrant "Know-Nothing"...
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Longfellow: A Rediscovered Life

Charles C. Calhoun - 2004 - 317 pages
...a stanza that begins with these much-quoted lines: Thou, too, sail on, O Ship of State! Sail on, O Union, strong and great! Humanity with all its fears, With all the hopes of future years, Is hanging breathless on thy fate! Longfellow's work of the 1850s rarely strikes...
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The Active Society Revisited

Wilson C. McWilliams - 2006 - 352 pages
...Henry Wadsworth Longfellow's poem "O Ship of State": Thou, too, sail on, O Ship of State! Sail on, O Union, strong and great! Humanity with all its fears, With all the hopes of future years, Is hanging breathless on thy fate! We know what Master laid thy keel, What Workmen...
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The Yale Book of Quotations

Fred R. Shapiro, Associate Librarian and Lecturer in Legal Research Fred R Shapiro - 2006 - 1067 pages
...sad and prophetic. Evangeline introduction (1847) 16 Thou too, sail on, O Ship of State! Sail on, O Eca change, plus c'est la meme chose. The more things change, hopes of future years, Is hanging breathless on thy fate! "The Building of the Ship" 1. 378 (1849)...
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The Growth of the British Empire, Book V of the Story of the World

M. B. Synge - 2013 - 264 pages
...of a yet greater future. 18. CIVIL WAR IN AMERICA. " Thou too sail on ! 0 Ship of State 1 Sail on, O Union strong and great ! Humanity, with all its fears, With all the hopes of future years, Is hanging breathless on thy fate ! " —LONGFELLOW. WHILE Italy was claiming...
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