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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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The Orator's Manual: A Practical and Philosophical Treatise on Vocal Culture ...

George Lansing Raymond - 1879 - 342 pages
...trembling lip, Are not the signs of doubt or fear. Thou, too, sail on, 0 Ship of State, Sail on, 0 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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Education, Volume 20

1900
...upon its resources. We can say with the poet : f " 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." A GEOGRAPHICAL RETROSPECT. PRESIDENT FB...
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Seven American Classics: Supplementary to Fifth Reader

William Swinton, George Rhett Cathcart - 1880 - 218 pages
...wreck of 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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Poems of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow - 1880 - 417 pages
...of noble lives Something immortal still survives ! Thou, too, sail on, 0 Ship of State ! Sail on, 0 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...
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History of Worcester in the War of the Rebellion

Abijah Perkins Marvin - 1880 - 606 pages
...unchanged. Our own poet must have seen in vision : — ' Sail on, 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 ; In spite of rock and tempest's roar, In...
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Standard Supplementary Readers

William Swinton, George Rhett Cathcart - 1880
...wreck of 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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Graded Selections for Memorizing: Adapted for Use at Home and in School

John Bradley Peaslee - 1880 - 184 pages
...base as soon as I." CXXVIII.—THE AMERICAN UNION. 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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Rhetoric as an Art of Persuasion: From the Standpoint of a Lawyer

Daniel F. Miller - 1880 - 183 pages
...example of the allegorical species of literature; thus: "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 Columbia Granger's Dictionary of Poetry Quotations

Edith P. Hazen - 1992 - 1132 pages
...will to men. (1. 1 —5) Tlw Building of the Ship 6 Thou, too, sail on, O Ship of State! Sail on, O of Love beheld Who in the sunny beams did glide! (1. 1—4) 24 Wi hopes of future years. Is hanging breathless on thy fate! 12 Then pealed the bells more loud and deep:...
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The Churchill War Papers: The ever-widening war, 1941

Winston Churchill, Martin Gilbert - 1993 - 1821 pages
...letter contains a quotation from Longfellow's poem which read: '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!' It was addressed to him as 'A Certain Naval...
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