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Tributes To George Washington
Extract from an address by President Cary of the Union League Club, at the celebration of Washington's Birthday at the Auditorium, Chicago, February 22, 1900.
The Highest Pedestal
When I first read in detail the life of Washington, I was profoundly impressed with the moral elevation and greatness of his character, and I found myself at a loss to name among the statesmen of any age or country many, or possibly any, who could be his rival.
George Washington In History
Blot out from the page of history the names of all the great actors of his time in the drama of nations, and preserve the name of Washington, and the century would be renowned.
George Washington, The Patriot
An extract from President McKinley's address on Washington, taken from a report in the Cleveland Leader.
Historical Memorabilia Of Washington
Historical memorabilia of George Washington with specific dates.
A Bird's Eye View Of George Washington
George Washington was a son of Augustine Washington and his second wife, Mary Ball, and a descendant of John Washington, who emigrated from England about 1657, during the protectorate of Cromwell.
The Character Of George Washington
We are met to testify our regard for him whose name is intimately blended with whatever belongs most essentially to the prosperity, the liberty, the free institutions, and the renown of our country.
The Unselfishness Of George Washington
To the pen of the historian must be resigned the more arduous and elaborate tribute of justice to those efforts of heroic and political virtue which conducted the American people to peace and liberty.
The Genius Of George Washington
It was because Washington's character was thus composed of the inmost substance and power of facts and principles, that men instinctively felt the perfect reality of his comprehensive manhood.
George Washington's Service To Education
Then the vista of the future would open before him, and he would see that larger hope and plan of Washington's realized in the city of his name. There in that center in the Nation's life he would see young men assembling in the national schools of administration, commerce, consular service, and finance, to study questions of government and international relations.
Address At The Dedication Of The Washington Monumen
Washington did the two greatest things which in politics it is permitted to man to attempt. He maintained by peace the independence of his country, which he had conquered by war.
The Character Of George Washington
George Washington will always receive the love and reverence of men, because they see embodied in him the noblest possibilities of humanity.
Anecdotes Of George Washington
In journeying through New England, Washington spent a night in a private house where all payment was refused.
The Abuse Of George Washington
When we look back upon the eight years of Washington's administration, it strikes us with astonishment that one man could thus poison the principles of republicanism among our enlightened people, and carry his designs against the public liberty so far as to en-danger its very existence.
Providential Events In The Life Of Washington
At this season of the anniversary of Washington's birth, it seems especially appropriate to recall certain singular circumstances in the life of the greatest of Americans—events remarkable in themselves in whatever light they may be viewed.
Characteristics Of George Washington
Washington began to be a soldier in his boyhood. During the British campaign against the West Indies, Lawrence Washington, George's half-brother, made the acquaintance of a Dutchman, named Jacob von Braam, who afterwards came to Virginia.
Great George Washington
There is a tall, splendid monument of shining gray stone in that city, that towers far, far, above all the highest roofs and spires. It was built in memory of George Washington by the people of the United States, to show that they loved and would always remember the Father of his Country.
Headquarters In 1776
On September 15, a group of horsemen, occupying a slight eminence of ground on the island of Manhattan, were gazing eastward.
Selections From The Rules Of Civility
Rise early, that by habit it may become familiar, agreeable, healthy, and profitable. It may, for a while, be irksome to do this, but that will wear off; and the practice will produce a rich harvest forever thereafter, whether in public or in private walks of life.
George Washington's Birthday
There is a rank due to the United States among nations which will be withheld, if not absolutely lost, by the reputation of weakness.
George Washington Before The Battle Of Long Island, August, 1776
The time is now near at hand which must probably determine whether Americans are to be free-men or slaves; whether they are to have any property they can call their own ; whether their houses and farms are to be pillaged and destroyed, and themselves consigned to a state of wretchedness from which no human effort will deliver them.
George Washington From Various Letters, Speeches, And Addresses
Let us unite, therefore, in imploring the Supreme Ruler of nations to spread His holy protection over these United States ; to enable us at all times to root out internal seditions and put invasion to flight; to perpetuate to our country that prosperity which His goodness has already conferred.
George Washington's Farewell To The Army
I receive, sir, with lively sensibility, the symbol of the triumphs and of the enfranchisement's of your nation, the colors of France, which you have now presented to the United States.
George Washington's Farewell Address
The period for a new election of a citizen, to administer the executive Government of the United States, being not far distant, and the time actually arrived, when your thoughts must be employed in designating the person, who is to be clothed with that important trust.
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