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" The second day of July, 1776, will be the most memorable epoch in the history of America. I am apt to believe that it will be celebrated by succeeding generations as the great anniversary festival. It ought to be commemorated, as the day of deliverance,... "
The Works of Daniel Webster... - Page 148
by Daniel Webster - 1881
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Lives of the Signers to the Declaration of Independence

Charles Augustus Goodrich - 1829 - 460 pages
...apt to believe it will be celebrated by succeeding generations as the great anniversary festival. It ought to be commemorated as the day of deliverance, by solemn acts of devotion to Almighty God. It ought to be solemnized with pomp, shows, games, sports, guns, bells, bonfires, and...
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The Story of a Revolutionary Patriot, Or, The Singular Adventures of General ...

1830 - 67 pages
...President Adams, respectting the Fdurth of July, 1776 : — " It ought to be solemnized with pomp, shows, games, sports, guns, bells, bonfires and illuminations, from one end of the continent to the other, from this time (1776) forward, forever." 66 In like manner, we would say...
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Select Speeches of John Sergeant, of Pennsylvania [1818-1828]

John Sergeant - 1832 - 367 pages
...to believe it will be celebrated, by succeeding generations, as the great anniversary festival. It ought to be commemorated as the day of deliverance, by solemn acts of devotion to Almighty God. It ought to be solemnized with pomp, shows, • There can be no doubt that the date of...
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An American Biographical and Historical Dictionary: Containing an Account of ...

William Allen - 1832 - 800 pages
...apt to believe, it will be celebrated by succeeding generations as the great anniversary festival. It ought to be commemorated, as the day of deliverance, by solemn acts of devotion to Almighty God. It ought to be solemnized with pomp, shows, games, sports, guns, bells, bonfires, and...
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An American Biographical and Historical Dictionary: Containing an Account of ...

William Allen - 1832 - 800 pages
...believe, it will be celebrated by succeeding generations as the great anniversary festival. It twight to be commemorated, as the day of deliverance, by solemn acts of devotion to Almighty God. It ought to be solemnized with pomp, shows, games, sports, guns, bells, bonfires, and...
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History of the American Revolution: With a Preliminary View of the Character ...

Samuel Farmer Wilson - 1834 - 372 pages
...believe that it will be celebrated by succeeding generations, as the great Anniversary Festival. It ought to be commemorated, as the day of deliverance,...God Almighty. It ought to be solemnized with pomp, shows, games, sports, guns, bells, bonfires and illuminations, from one end of the continent to the...
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Lives of the Presidents of the United States: With Biographical Notices of ...

Robert W. Lincoln - 1836 - 508 pages
...to believe it will be celebrated, by succeeding generations, as the great anniversary festival. It ought to be commemorated as the day of deliverance, by solemn acts of devotion to Almighty God. It ought to be solemnized with pomps, shows, games, sports, guns, bells, bonfires, and...
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Orations and Speeches on Various Occasions, Volume 1

Edward Everett - 1836 - 637 pages
...apt to believe it will be celebrated by succeeding generations, as the great anniversary festival. It ought to be commemorated as the Day of Deliverance, by solemn acts of devotion to Almighty God. It ought to be solemnized with pomp, shows, games, sports, guns, bells, bonfires, and...
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Orations and Speeches on Various Occasions, Volume 1

Edward Everett - 1836 - 637 pages
...Day of Deliverance, by solemn acts of devotion to Almighty God. It ought to be solemnized with pomp, shows, games, sports, guns, bells, bonfires, and illuminations from one end of the continent to the other, from this time forward for ever. You will think me transported with enthusiasm...
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A Biography of the Signers of the Declaration of Independence: And ..., Volume 1

L. Carroll Judson - 1839 - 354 pages
...apt to believe it will be celebrated by succeeding generations, as the great anniversary festival. It ought to be commemorated as the day of deliverance, by solemn acts of devotion to Almighty God. It ought to be solemnized with pomps, shows, games, sports, guns, bells, bonfires and...
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