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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 Presidents of the United States of America from Washington to ...

John Stevens Cabot Abbott - 1867 - 480 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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The Standard Fifth Reader for Public and Private Schools: Containing a ...

Epes Sargent - 1867 - 478 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. 4. " It ought to be solemnized with pomp, shows, games. sports, guns, bells, bonfires,...
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Select Biographical Sketches Form the Note-books of a Law Reporter

William Heath Bennet - 1867 - 218 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 by solemn acts of devotion to Almighty God. It ought to be solemnized with pomp and parade, with shows, games, sports, bells, bonfires...
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Familiar Quotations: Being an Attempt to Trace to Their Source : Passages ...

John Bartlett - 1868 - 778 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,...to the other, from this time forward for evermore. Letter to Mrs. Adams, July 3, 1 776. 1 Qui desiderat paccm prxparet helium. Vegetius, Ret Mil. 3. Prolog....
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The Complete Idiot's Guide to the American Presidents

Patrick Sauer - 2000 - 428 pages
...pronounced themselves free of British rule. He wrote his beloved Abigail from Philadelphia that the event "ought to be solemnized with pomp and parade, with...this continent to the other, from this time forward, forevermore" (and firecracker wholesalers have been grateful ever since). John Adams: The European...
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Everyday Life: Revolutionary War

Walter A. Hazen - 2000 - 92 pages
...Declaration of Independence would thereafter be celebrated each year with "shows, games, sports, balls, bonfires, and illuminations, from one end of this continent to the other." How right John Adams was that historic day in 1776. Signing the Declaration of lndependence in 776....
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American Pride

Diana Rosen - 2001 - 193 pages
....... The second day of July, i 776, will be the most memorable epoch in the history of America .... It ought to be commemorated as the day of deliverance,...to the other, from this time forward for evermore. Fifty-six men signed the Declaration of Independence, knowing full well that they were risking their...
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Celebrating Ethnicity and Nation: American Festive Culture from the ...

Varios Autores, European Association for American Studies. Conference, European Association for American Studies Staff - 2001 - 308 pages
...Independence Day will he celebrated by succeeding generations as the great anniversary Festival. It ought to be commemorated, as the day of deliverance,...this continent to the other, from this time forward, forever.1 During the following years of war and economic crisis, however, Americans did not find many...
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Washington and the American Republic, Volume 2

Benson John Lossing - 1870
...believe that it will be celebrated by succeeding generations as the great anniversary festival. It ought to be commemorated as the day of deliverance,...pomp and parade, with shows, games, sports, guns, hells, bonfires, and illuminations, from one end of this continent to the other, from this time forward...
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Daughters of the American Revolution Magazine, Volume 17

Daughters of the American Revolution - 1900
...believe that it will be celebrated by succeeding generations as the great anniversary festival. It ought to be commemorated as the day of deliverance...solemnized with pomp and parade, with shows, games, sports, bells, bonfires and illuminations from one end of this continent to the other, and from this time forward...
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