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" The West is a young empire of mind, and power, and wealth, and free institutions, rushing up to a giant manhood, with a rapidity and a power never before witnessed below the sun. And if she carries with her the elements of her preservation, the experiment... "
A New Guide for Emigrants to the West: Containing Sketches of Michigan, Ohio ... - Page ix
by John Mason Peck - 1837 - 381 pages
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A Plea for the West

Lyman Beecher - Catholic Church - 1835 - 190 pages
...and power, and wealth, and free institutions, rushing up to a giant manhood, with a rapidity and a power never before witnessed below the sun. And if...and enterprise, for the emancipation of the world. It is equally clear, that the conflict which is to decide the destiny of the West, will be a conflict...
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A Plea for the West

Lyman Beecher - Catholic Church - 1835 - 190 pages
...institu-^ dons, rushing up to a giant manhood, with a rapidity and a power never before witnesse3"TE»eIow the sun. And if she carries with her the elements of her preservation, the experiment will be glorious—the joy of the nation—the joy of the whole earth, as she rises in the majesty of her intelligence...
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Five Problems of State and Religion ...

Will Converse Wood - Church and state - 1877 - 379 pages
...empire of mind and power and wealth and free institutions, rushing up to a giant with a rapidity and a power never before witnessed below the sun ; and,...experiment will be glorious, the joy of the nation, the joy frf the whole earth, as she rises in the majesty of her intelligence and benevolence and enterprise...
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God's New Israel: Religious Interpretations of American Destiny

Conrad Cherry - History - 1998 - 410 pages
...and power, and wealth, and free institutions, rushing up to a giant manhood, with a rapidity and a power never before witnessed below the sun. And if...and enterprise, for the emancipation of the world. It is equally clear, that the conflict which is to decide the destiny of the West, will be a conflict...
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A Religious History of the American People

Sydney E. Ahlstrom - Religion - 2004 - 1192 pages
...and wealth, and free institutions, rushing up to a giant manhood with a rapidity and a power never witnessed below the sun. And if she carries with her...her preservation, the experiment will be glorious. In this sense Beecher anticipates Frederick Jackson Turner's belief in the force of the West in determining...
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