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" When my eyes shall be turned to behold for the last time the sun in heaven, may I not see him shining on the broken and dishonored fragments of a once glorious Union; on States dissevered, discordant, belligerent; on a land rent with civil feuds, or drenched,... "
The Life, Eulogy, and Great Orations of Daniel Webster - Страница 3
написао/ла Daniel Webster - 1854 - 221 страница
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Voices from the Gathering Storm: The Coming of the American Civil War

Glenn M. Linden - 2001 - 236 страница
...and inviolable Union. Daniel Webster stated this article of faith eloquently in 1830 when he said: "When my eyes shall be turned to behold for the last...and dishonored fragments of a once glorious Union ... let her last feeble and lingering gleams rather behold the gorgeous ensign of the republic, now...
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Dreams of a More Perfect Union

Provost and Professor of Political Science Rogan Kersh, Rogan Kersh - 2001 - 358 страница
...21 His oratory rang with personal associations, beginning with the closing of his "Reply to Hayne": "When my eyes shall be turned to behold for the last time the sun in heaven, may / not see him shining on the broken and dishonored fragments of a once glorious Union." Webster employed...
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American Opera

Elise Kuhl Kirk - 2001 - 459 страница
...passages in the score. There is the usual Stein-Thomson wit, to be sure. After Daniel Webster sings "when my eyes shall be turned to behold for the last time the sun in heav'n," Susan B. and others retort, "I hate mice." The curtain abruptly descends. Some moments seem...
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The New Nation

Joy Hakim - 2002 - 160 страница
...speech will become so famous that children in school will be required to memorize long parts of it. When my eyes shall be turned to behold for the last time the sun in heaven, may 1 not see him shining on the broken and dishonored fragments My Country 'Tis of Thee Samuel F. Smith...
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Testament: A Soldier's Story of the Civil War

Benson Bobrick - 2008 - 288 страница
...veil. God grant that, in my day at least, that curtain may not rise ... on the broken and dishonoured fragments of a once glorious union; on States dissevered,...feuds, or drenched it may be, in fraternal blood!" As the years passed, the population of the free states increased faster than that of the slave, giving...
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The Antebellum Era: Primary Documents on Events from 1820 to 1860

David A. Copeland - 2003 - 423 страница
..."Does not this approach absurdity?" Such a system, Webster said, would prove the end of die Union. "When my eyes shall be turned to behold for the last time the sun in heaven," Webster emphasized in flowing rhetoric, "may I not see him shining on the broken and dishonored fragments...
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The Political Writings of Rufus Choate

Rufus Choate - 2002 - 432 страница
...it, although it had been opened to him in vision, that within the next natural day his "eyes should be turned to behold for the last time the sun in heaven." To accuse him in that act of "sinning against his own conscience," is to charge one of these things:...
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Daniel Webster and the Oratory of Civil Religion

Craig R. Smith - 2005 - 300 страница
...round the administration of Washington, and felt his own great arm lean on them for support. . . . When my eyes shall be turned to behold for the last...belligerent; on a land rent with civil feuds, or drenched ... in fraternal blood! Let their last feeble and lingering glance rather behold the gorgeous ensign...
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Freedom: A History of US

Joy Hakim - 2003 - 406 страница
...West, to which I owe any allegiance.... The Union, sir, is my country," said eloquent Senator Clay. "When my eyes shall be turned to behold for the last...and dishonored fragments of a once glorious Union," said mighty Senator Webster. But his most quoted line was "Liberty and Union, now and forever, one...
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The Constitution in Congress: Democrats and Whigs, 1829-1861

David P. Currie - 2005 - 346 страница
...is to that Union that we are chiefly indebted for whatever makes us most proud of our country. . . . When my eyes shall be turned to behold, for the last...may be, in fraternal blood! Let their last feeble lingering glance, rather, behold the gorgeous ensign of the republic, now known and honored throughout...
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