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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 Columbia Book of Civil War Poetry

Richard Marius - 1994 - 543 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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Selected Poems

Carl Sandburg - 1996 - 285 pages
...Noah Brooks, remembering more of the poem, speaks: "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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A Shower of Stars: The Medal of Honor and the 27th Maine

John J. Pullen - 1997 - 269 pages
...my greatness! ' " And now another poet had written: 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! It was James Pollock who put the design-concept...
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The Wordsworth Dictionary of Quotations

Connie Robertson - 1998 - 669 pages
...striking the hour. 6475 'The Building of the Ship' Thou, too, sail on, O Ship of State! Sail on, O hopes of future years. Is hanging breathless on thy fate! 6476 'Children' Ye are better than all the...
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The Transfer of Power in India

V.P. Menon - 1998 - 543 pages
...war, and may well be applied to India at this crisis : '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,' APPENDIX VII STATEMENT BY SIR STAFFORD CRIPPS...
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Sellout: The Inside Story of President Clinton's Impeachment

David P. Schippers, Alan P. Henry - 2000 - 336 pages
...Building of the Ship" by Longfellow. Permit me to quote the stanza: 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! How sublime, poignant, and uplifting; yet...
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Sentimental Collaborations: Mourning and Middle-class Identity in Nineteenth ...

Mary Louise Kete - 2000 - 280 pages
...three levels into one in his famous coda beginning: 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! (377-81) Longfellow here refashions the conventional...
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The Men of Secession and Civil War, 1859-1861

James L. Abrahamson - 2000 - 186 pages
...Building of the Ship," Henry Wadsworth Longfellow gave poetic voice to those obligations: 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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Dreams of a More Perfect Union

Provost and Professor of Political Science Rogan Kersh, Rogan Kersh - 2001 - 358 pages
...information, visit our website at www.cornellpress.cornell.edu. Cloth printing io 987654321 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! —HW Longfellow, "The Building of the Ship"...
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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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