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American independence, intelligent liberty, right obligation, and the Union restored.

The theory of the compilation has rested upon three simple ideas.

First, - Human history is a Unit; and all events bear relations, B. c. or A. D., and illustrate corresponding thought and action. Hence, Hebrew, Roman, Grecian, and all other records are invited to testify of the universal trend of patriotic aspiration, and of one invariably constant factor, - that of the recognition of one Supreme Creator, Benefactor, and Guide.

Second, -- Home must stand as the nursery of those pure emotions which expand into patriotic exercise; so that the domestic affections and true patriotism must develop exactly in proportion as home is honored, and responsibility to one Almighty Father enters into the mastery of individual life.

Third, Peace is the essential condition of rational happiness; and permanent honors belong only to heroes, who, like Joshua, Gideon, and our own Washington, have made war tributary to peace, refusing all transitory rewards of personal aggrandizement and power.

Acknowledgments of hearty co-operative sympathy and endeavor are elsewhere tendered. A sense of responsibility for impressions sought to be made, inspires the hope that this contribution to the patriotic sentiment of the times will be accepted in the spirit of its preparation, and be attended with the divine blessing.

Henry Be

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1. THE TRUE GRANDEUR OF NA-

TIONS

Charles Sumner

137

2. THE Cost OF LIBERTY

Henry Giles.

138

3. No PEACE WITHOUT LIBERTY Louis Kossuth

139

4. THE PEOPLE TRIUMPHANT Edward Everett

140

5. AMERICAN NATIONALITY Rufus Choute

141

6. OUR NATIONALITY .

Thomas Starr King

143

7. INDIVIDUAL PURITY THE HOPE

OF THE STATE

Charles Sprague

144

SINCERITY AND TRUTH (Apo-

thegm)

Montaigne .

145

8. CHRISTIANITY AS A POLITICAL

FORCE

John A. Dix

146

9. REVERENCE FOR LAW

Joseph Hopkinson .

147

10. THE IDEAL CITIZEN (From

“ Civics ”).

John Habberton

148

11. LIBERTY OF THE PRESS

Edward D. Baker .

151

12, IDLENESS CRIME (From

Civics”).

Henry B. Carrington.

151

Poverty Of The Soul (Apo-

thegm)

Montesquieu

154

13. NATIONAL INJUSTICE

Theodore Parker

155

14. A REPUBLIC DEFINED

Alphonse de Lamartine

156

15. THE TORCH OF LIBERTY Thomas Moore .

157

TRUE LIBERTY (Apothegm) Bruyere

158

16. AMERICA, FAIREST OF FREE-

DOM'S DAUGHTERS .

Jeremiah E. Rankin.

159

17. THE GREAT AMERICAN REPUB-

LIC A CHRISTIAN STATE . Cardinal James Gibbons

160

18. THE FLOWER OF LIBERTY . Oliver Wendell Holmes

163

19. OUR COUNTRY

William J. Peabody

165

20. PATRIOTS AND MARTYRS Anonymous

166

21. THE RicHEST PRINCE

Andreas Justinus Korner

167

22. PATRIOTIC SONG

John Gottfried Kinkel

168

23. No SLAVE BENEATH THE FLAG George Lansing Taylor

169

24. LAUS DEO.

John Greenleaf Whittier 170

25. OUR HERITAGE

James Russell Lowell

171

26. THE ROMAN SENATE AND THE

AMERICAN CONGRESS

Louis Kossuth

173

27. THE PATRIOT PRESIDENT Mark Lemon (London Punch) 174

28. THE PATRIOTIC PRINCE . Henry B. Carrington .

175

29. TUBAL CAIN .

Charles Mackay

178

30. SONG OF THE UNION

Jeremiah W. Cummings 179

31. OUR FLAG IS THERE

Naval Officer, 1812

180

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