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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 Album of Mahaska County, Iowa: Containing Full ... - Page 24
1887 - 552 pages
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The History of the United States of North America, from the ..., Volume 4

James Grahame - United States - 1836 - 462 pages
...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...you and I may rue — which I hope we shall not." " I will not," says the greatest poet and one of the most admirable men that Scotland has ever produced,...
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The History of the United States of North America, from the ..., Volume 4

James Grahame - United States - 1836
...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...you and I may rue — which I hope we shall not." " I will not," says the greatest poet and one of the most admirable men that Scotland has ever produced,...
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Orations and Speeches on Various Occasions, Volume 1

Edward Everett - Speeches, addresses, etc., American - 1836 - 637 pages
...gloom I can see rays of light and glory ; I can see that the end is worth more than all the means ; that posterity will triumph, although you and I may rue, which I hope we shall not.' On the following day, the 4th, the Declaration was formally adopted by Congress, and proclaimed to...
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A Biography of the Signers of the Declaration of Independence: And ..., Volume 1

L. Carroll Judson - 1839 - 354 pages
...bonfires and illuminations, from one end of the continent to the other, from this time forward and for ever. You will think me transported with enthusiasm,...although you and I may rue, which I hope we shall not." Early in the winter of 1776, Mr. Adams sketched a form of government to be adopted by each colony,...
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Lives of the Signers to the Declaration of Independence

Charles Augustus Goodrich - 1839 - 460 pages
...all the gloom, I can sec the rays of light and glory. I can see that the end is worth more than .ill the means ; and that posterity will triumph, although you and I may rue, which I hope we shall not." About the time of the declaration of independence, occurred the disastrous battle of Flatbush on Long...
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Lives of the Presidents of the United States: With Biographical Notices of ...

Robert W. Lincoln - Presidents - 1842 - 588 pages
...sports, guns, bells, bonfires, and illuminations, from one end of the continent to the other, from thia time forward for ever. You will think me transported...although you and I may rue, which I hope we shall not." On his return to Massachusetts, he was chosen a member of the Council of Massachusetts, which occupied...
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The Legion of Liberty!: And Force of Truth, Containing the Thoughts, Words ...

Julius Rubens Ames, Benjamin Lundy - Slavery - 1843 - 368 pages
...God. It ought to be soleumized with pomp, shows, &c., from one end of the • continent to theother, from this time forward for ever! You will think me...although you and I may rue, which I hope we shall not. — Letter, Philadelphia, July 5th, 1776. Great is Truth — great is Liberty — great is Humanity;...
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Historical Collections of the State of Pennsylvania: Containing a Copious ...

Sherman Day - Pennsylvania - 1843 - 708 pages
...bonfires, and illuminations, from one end of the continent to the other, from this time forward forever. You will think me transported with enthusiasm, but...although you and I may rue, which I hope we shall not." It węs ascertained by Dr. Maese, in a correspondence with Mr. Jefferson, that the Declaration of Independence...
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Practical Elocution: Containing Illustrations of the Principles of Reading ...

Samuel Niles Sweet - Elocution - 1843 - 300 pages
...to maintain this declaration, and support and defend these States ; yet through all the gloom, I cam see the rays of light and glory — I can see that...although you and I may rue, which I hope we shall not. I am, &c. JOHN ADAMS." A DESCRIPTION OF THE PERSON OF JESUS CHRIST, AS IT WAS FOUND IN AN ANCIENT MANUSCRIPT...
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Lights and Shadows of American History

Samuel Griswold Goodrich - America - 1844 - 320 pages
...bonfires and illuminations, from one end of the continent to the other, from this time forward forever. You will think me transported with enthusiasm, but...although you and I may rue, which I hope we shall not." AKNOLD'S TREASON. THE attempt of General Arnold to betray the important post of West Point into the...
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