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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 Works of Daniel Webster... - Page xcvii
by Daniel Webster - 1881
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Register of Debates in Congress: Comprising ..., Volume 1; Volume 6; Volume 50

United States. Congress - 1830
...to borrow the brilliant apostrophe of the gentleman from Massachusetts, if he will permit me; and " when my eyes shall be turned to behold, for the last...shining on the broken and dishonored fragments of" the constitution of my country, once the xgis of our rights and the palladium of our liberty; but let...
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The Classical Speaker

Charles Knapp Dillaway - 1830 - 272 pages
...least, that curtain may not rise. God grant that on my vision never may be opened what lies behind. When my eyes shall be turned to behold, for the last...heaven, may I not see him shining on the broken and dishonoured fragments of a once glorious union ; on states dissevered, discordant, belligerant; on...
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Register of Debates in Congress: Comprising ..., Volume 1; Volume 6; Volume 50

United States. Congress - 1830
...to borrow the brilliant apostrophe of the gentleman from Massachusetts, if he will permit me; and *' disordered finance, prostrate commerce, and ruined credit. Under its benign influence, sec him shining- on the broken and dishonored fragments of" the constitution of my country, once the...
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Speeches and Forensic Arguments

Daniel Webster - 1830 - 520 pages
...least, that curtain may not rise. God grant, that on my vision never may be opened what lies behind. — When my eyes shall be turned to behold, for the last time, fhe sun in heaven, may I not see him shining on the broken and dishonored fragments of a once glorious...
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Remarks on the Life and Writings of Daniel Webster of Massachusetts

George Ticknor - 1831 - 48 pages
...that curtain may not rise. God grant, that on my vision never may be opened what lies behind.—When my eyes shall be turned to behold, for the last time,...civil feuds, or drenched, it may be, in fraternal blooid!—Let their last feeble and lingering glance, rather behold the gorgeous ensign of the republic,...
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The Academical Speaker: A Selection of Extracts in Prose and Verse, from ...

Benjamin Dudley Emerson - 1831 - 338 pages
...least, that curtain may not rise. God frant, that on my vision never may be opened what lies beind. When my eyes shall be turned to behold, for the last...heaven, may I not see him shining on the broken and dishonoured fragments of a once glorious union; on states dissevered, discordant, belligerent; on a...
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The National Orator;: Consisting of Selections, Adapted for Rhetorical ...

Charles Dexter Cleveland - 1832 - 284 pages
...least, that curtain may not rise ; God grant, that on my vision never may be opened what lies behind. When my eyes shall be turned to behold, for the last...discordant, belligerent ; on a land rent with civil, or drenched, it may be, in fraternal blood ! Let their last feeble and lingering glance, rather, behold...
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American Annual Register, Volume 5

Joseph Blunt - 1832
...least, that curtain may not rise. God grant, that on my vision never may be opened what lies behind. When my eyes shall be turned to behold, for the last...dishonored fragments of a once glorious Union ; on Stales dissevered, discordant, belligerent ; on a land rent with civil feuds, or drenched, it may be,...
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The Book of Days: A Miscellany of Popular Antiquities in ..., Volume 2

Robert Chambers - 1832
...devotion to the Union, may be almost looked upon as a prophecy, too literally and terribly fulfilled. ' When my eyes shall be turned to behold for the last...heaven, may I not see him shining on the broken and dishonoured fragments of a once glorious union ; on states dissevered, discordant, oelligerent ; on...
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An Essay on Elocution: Designed for the Use of Schools and Private Learners

Samuel Kirkham - 1834 - 341 pages
...that curtain may not rise'. God grant', that', on my vision', never may be opened what lies behind'. When my eyes shall be turned to behold', for the last time', the sun in the heavens', may I not see him shining on the broken and dishonoured fragments of a once glorious...
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