Official Proceedings at the Dedication of the Statue of Daniel Webster at Concord, New Hampshire on the 17th Day of June, 1886

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J.B. Clarke, Printer, 1886 - Concord (N.H.) - 120 pages

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Page 43 - My paramount object in this struggle is to save the Union, and is not either to save or destroy slavery.
Page 27 - The Lord bless us, and keep us ; the Lord make his face to shine upon us, and be gracious unto us : the Lord lift up his countenance upon us, and give us peace, now and evermore.
Page 34 - The tanned complexion; that amorphous crag-like face; the dull black eyes under the precipice of brows, like dull anthracite furnaces needing only to be blown; the mastiff mouth accurately closed ; I have not traced so much of silent Berserker rage that I remember of, in any other man.
Page 44 - ... his day, and I think a good deal more, because it is now a part of the miracle that, for thousands and thousands of years, he has come to his appointed time, without the variation of a millionth part of a second. Adam could not tell how this might be. I know the morning ; I am acquainted with it, and I love it. I love it fresh and sweet as it is — a daily new creation, breaking forth and calling all that, have life, and breath, and being, to new adoration, new enjoyments, and new gratitude.
Page 26 - GOD, who hast given us this good land for our heritage; We humbly beseech thee that we may always prove ourselves a people mindful of thy favor and glad to do thy will. Bless our land with honorable industry, sound learning, and pure manners.
Page 58 - Fusee, pharetra, sive per Syrtes iter aestuosas sive facturus per inhospitalem Caucasum vel quae loca fabulosus lambit Hydaspes. namque me silva lupus in Sabina, dum meam canto Lalagen et ultra terminum curis vagor expeditis, fugit inermem. quale portentum neque militaris Daunias latis alit aesculetis, nee lubae tellus generat leonum arida nutrix.
Page 46 - The boundless prairies learned his name, His words the mountain echoes knew, The Northern breezes swept his fame From icy lake to warm bayou. In toil he lived ; in peace he died ; When life's full cycle was complete, Put off his robes of power and pride, And laid them at his Master's feet.
Page 16 - The moving papers contain a copy of a resolution adopted by the Legislature of the State of New York providing for the appointment of a joint committee of the Senate and...
Page 75 - Shakespeare was of us, Milton was for us, Burns, Shelley, were with us, — they watch from their graves! He alone breaks from the van and the freemen, He alone sinks to the rear and the slaves! We shall march prospering, — not thro...
Page 55 - The basis of our political systems is the right of the people to make and to alter their Constitutions of Government. But the Constitution which at any time exists, till changed by an explicit and authentic act of the whole people, is sacredly obligatory upon all.

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