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" Citizens, by birth or choice, of a common country, that country has a right to concentrate your affections. The name of AMERICAN, which belongs to you in your national capacity, must always exalt the just pride of patriotism, more than any appellation... "
The Annual Register of World Events: A Review of the Year - Page 277
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WASHINGTON'S FAREWELL ADDRESS TO The People of the United States of America.

1852
...which now link together the various parts. For this you have every inducement of sympathy and interest. Citizens, by birth or choice, of a common country,...AMERICAN", which belongs to you, in your national capacity, must always exalt the just pride of patriotism, more than any appelliber biefe 93etrad)tungen, nrie...
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Addresses and Speeches on Various Occasions, Volume 1

Robert Charles Winthrop - United States - 1852 - 747 pages
...is, and will forever be, "first in the hearts of his countrymen!" Welcome, welcome, Americans all ! " The name of American, which belongs to you in your national capacity, (I borrow the words of Washington himself,) must always exalt the just pride of patriotism more than...
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Addresses and Speeches on Various Occasions: 1835-1851

Robert Charles Winthrop - United States - 1852
...is, and will forever be, "first in the hearts of his countrymen!" Welcome, welcome, Americans all! " The name of American, which belongs to you in your national capacity, (I borrow the words of Washington himself,) must always exalt the just pride of patriotism more than...
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ADDRESSES AND SPEECHES

ROBERT C. WINTHROP - 1852
...and will forever be, li first in the hearts of his countrymen!" Welcome, welcome, Americans all ! " The name of American, which belongs to you in your national capacity, (I borrow the words of Washington himself,) must always exalt the just pride of patriotism more than...
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Nominations: hearing before the Committee on Labor and Human Resources ...

United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Labor and Human Resources - 1980
...Washington's words were correct then, are correct now, and will be correct in the future. He declared that — "Citizens by birth, or choice, of a common country, that country has the right to concentrate your affections." These words present a challenge — to members of the Congress,...
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The World Almanac & Book of Facts

Almanacs, American - 1906
...now lin k together the various parts. For this you have every inducement of sympathy and interest. Citizens by birth or choice, of a common country,...right to concentrate your affections. The name of America, which belongs to you in your national capacity, must always exalt the just pride of patriotism,...
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Political Innovation and Conceptual Change

Terence Ball, Professor of Political Science Terence Ball, James Farr, Russell L. Hanson, Russell Hanson - History - 1989 - 366 pages
...to leave the American people with some sentiments vital to their identity, George Washington wrote: "Citizens by birth or choice, of a common country,...American, which belongs to you, in your national capacity, must always exalt the just pride of Patriotism" (Washington 1948: 631). Though the exact words of Washington's...
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My Fellow Americans: Presidential Addresses that Shaped History

James C. Humes - Political Science - 1992 - 287 pages
...Washington double-underlined in the first page of the final manuscript from his pen was "American." "The name of American which belongs to you, in your national capacity, must always exalt that just pride of patriotism." The world regarded George Washington as the first...
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Respectfully Quoted: A Dictionary of Quotations

Suzy Platt - Quotations, English - 1993 - 520 pages
...Legion convention, New York City, August 27, 1952.— Speeches ofAdlai Stevenson, p. 81 (1952). 1312 Citizens by birth or choice, of a common country,...AMERICAN, which belongs to you, in your national capacity, must always exalt the just pride of Patriotism, more than any appellation derived from local discriminations....
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American Political Parties and Constitutional Politics

Peter W. Schramm, Bradford P. Wilson - History - 1993 - 269 pages
...Republic.23 One purpose of keeping partisanship on probation was to center political passion on the Union. "Citizens by birth or choice, of a common country, that country has a right to concentrate your affections."24 The original critique of partisanship was instrumental to an effort to elevate, intensify,...
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