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" You will think me transported with enthusiasm, but I am not. I am well aware of the toil, and blood and treasure, that it will cost to maintain this declaration, and support and defend these States; yet, through all the gloom, I can see the rays of light... "
Portrait and Biographical Record of Winona County, Minnesota: Containing ... - Page 23
1895 - 417 pages
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The Edinburgh Review: Or Critical Journal, Volume 51

1830
...' defend these states ; yet, through all the gloom, I can see a ray ' of light and glory. I can sec that the end is worth more than all ' the means ;...and that posterity will triumph, although you and I 1 may rue — which I hope we shall not.' It is agreeable to look back and recognise that the only...
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The National Register, Volume 1, Issue 1 - Volume 2, Issue 43

Political science - 1816
...thro' all tlit gloom, I con see the rays of light and glory. I can see that the end is more than worth all the means, and that posterity will triumph, although you and I may rue, which I hope \ve shall not. I am, Sac. JOHN ADAMS. COMPENSATION BILL. The act changing the mode of compensation...
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The Juvenile Mentor, Or Select Readings: Being American School Class Book No ...

Albert Picket - American literature - 1820 - 282 pages
...and defend these States : yet, through all the gloom, I can see a ray of light and glory. I can sae that the end is worth more than all the means . and...posterity will triumph, although you and I may rue, wbich I hope we shall not. •• The day is passed. The 4th of July, 1776, will be a memorable epocha...
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Principles and Acts of the Revolution in America: Or, An Attempt to Collect ...

Hezekiah Niles - Etats-Unis - 1822 - 495 pages
...through all the gloom, I can see the rays of light and glory; I can see that the end is more than worth all the means, and that posterity will triumph, although you and I may rue, which I hope we shall not. JOHN ADAMS. MBS. ADAMS. The following letter was not intended fur publication, but we cannot resist...
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Principles and Acts of the Revolution in America: Or, An Attempt to Collect ...

Hezekiah Niles - United States - 1822 - 495 pages
...rays of light and glory; I pn see that the end is more than worth all the means, and that posterity j •will triumph, although you and I may rue, which I hope we shall not. JOHN ADAMS. MBS. ADAMS. reasons which will be obvious to the reader — to record the document in our...
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The Baptist Missionary Magazine, Volumes 5-6

Baptists - 1825
...this declaration, and support and defend these States ; yet through all the gloom, I can see the rays of light and glory. I can see that the end is worth...posterity will triumph, although you and I may rue it, which I hope we shall not " Now it was precisely by this noble disdain of the present and the visible,...
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The United States Review and Literary Gazette, Volume 1

American periodicals - 1827
...maintain this declaration, to support and defend these States. Yet through all the gloom, I can see a ray of light and glory. I can see that the end is worth more than all the means.' Nor was it the rash adventure of uneasy spirits, who had every thing to gain and nothing to risk by...
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The American Baptist Magazine, Volume 6

Baptists - 1826
...this declaration, ami support and defend these States j yet through all the gloom, I can see the rays of light and glory. I can see that the end is worth...posterity will triumph, although you and I may rue it, which I hope we shall not." Now it was precisely by this noble disdain of the present and the visible,...
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The Monthly Repository of Theology and General Literature, Volume 21

Liberalism (Religion) - 1826
...defend these states; yet, through all the gloom, I can see the rays of light and glory — I can все, that the end is worth more than all the means, and...although you and I may rue, which I hope we shall not. I am.&c. «JOHN ADAMS." NEW PUBLICATIONS IN THEOLOGY AND GENERAL LITERATURE. Lectures on History and...
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A Selection of Eulogies: Pronounced in the Several States, in Honor of Those ...

Eulogies - 1826 - 426 pages
...maintain this Declaration, and support and defend these States ; yet through all the gloom I can see a ray of light and glory. I can see that the end is worth...all the means : and that posterity will triumph." Yes, fellow citizens, it is owing to the wisdom and firmness of men like these, that "reason, faith,...
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