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Page 236 - The autocracy that crowned the summit of her political structure, long as it had stood and terrible as was the reality of its power, was not in fact Russian in origin, character, or purpose...
Page 301 - Woe be to the man or group of men that seeks to stand in our way in this day of high resolution when every principle we hold dearest is to be vindicated and made secure for the salvation of the nations.
Page 454 - You cannot qualify war in harsher terms than I wilL War is cruelty, and you cannot refine it: and those who brought war into our Country deserve all the curses and maledictions a people can pour out.
Page 302 - But always I am all that you hope to be and have the courage to try for. "I am song and fear, struggle and panic and ennobling hope. "I am the day's work of the weakest man and the largest dream of the most daring.
Page 342 - We have met the enemy and they are ours; two ships, two brigs, one schooner and one sloop.
Page 71 - What aileth thee ? " And she answered: " This woman said unto me, Give thy son, that we may eat him to-day, and we will eat my son to-morrow.
Page 302 - I was about to pass on, when The Flag stopped me with these words: "Yesterday the President spoke a word that made happier the future of ten million peons in Mexico; but that act looms no larger on the flag than the struggle which the boy in Georgia is making to win the Corn Club prize this summer. "Yesterday the Congress spoke a word which will open the door of Alaska; but a mother in Michigan worked from sunrise until far into the night to give her boy an education. She, too, is making the flag....
Page 305 - That from and after the fourth day of July next, the Flag of the United States be thirteen horizontal stripes, alternate red and white ; that the union have twenty stars, white in a blue field.
Page 301 - We celebrate the day of its birth; and from its birth until now it has witnessed a great history, has floated on high the symbol of great events, of a great plan of life worked out by a great people. We are about to carry it into battle, to lift it where it will draw the fire of our enemies. We are about to bid thousands, hundreds of thousands, it may be millions, of our men, the young, the strong, the capable men of the nation, to go forth and die beneath it on fields of , blood far away — for...