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" He knew to bide his time, And can his fame abide, Still patient in his simple faith sublime, Till the wise years decide. Great captains, with their guns and drums, Disturb our judgment for the hour, But at last silence comes; These all are gone, and,... "
City Club Bulletin - Page 32
1915
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The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 1; Volume 27

American essays - 1871 - 798 pages
...read by one of the noblest and most sorely tried of men, a hero comparable with any of Plutarch's, "The kindly-earnest, brave, foreseeing man, Sagacious,...blame, New birth of our new soil, the first American." Dear old Thackeray ! — as everybody that knew him intimately calls him, now he is gone. That is his...
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The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 30

American essays - 1872 - 810 pages
...faith sublime, Till tne wise years decide. Our children shall behold his fame. The kindly earnest, brave, foreseeing man, Sagacious, patient, dreading...blame, New birth of our new soil, the first American." FRENCH AND GERMAN.* Bv far the cleverest and most entertaining book that we have to notice this month...
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The Living Age, Volume 87

1865 - 654 pages
...These all are gone, and, standing like a tower, Our children shall behold his fame, The kiudly-eurncst, brave, foreseeing man, Sagacious, patient, dreading...blame, New birth of our new soil, the first American. — Atlantic AfontJJy. LITTELL'S LIVING AGE.-NO. 1120.- 18 NOVEMBER, 1865. From the Fortnightly Review....
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Harvard Memorial Biographies, Volume 1

Thomas Wentworth Higginson - Biography & Autobiography - 1866 - 518 pages
...victory Such as the Present gives, and cannot wait, Safe in himself as in a fate. So always firmly he : He knew to bide his time, And can his fame abide,...blame, New birth of our new soil, the first American. vn. Long as man's hope insatiate can discern Or only guess some more inspiring goal Outside of Self,...
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Analytical Fifth-[sixth] Reader: Containing an Introductory Article on the ...

Richard Edwards - 1867 - 508 pages
...all are gone, and, standing like a tower, Our children shall behold his fame, The kindly, earnest, brave, foreseeing man, Sagacious, patient, dreading...blame, New birth of our new soil, the first American, LH — ^THE MAIN TRUCK, OB A LEAP FOR LIFE. GP MORRIS. 1. Old Ironsides at anchor lay, In the harbor...
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Analytical Sixth Reader: Containing an Introductory Article on the General ...

Richard Edwards - Elocution - 1867 - 510 pages
...all are gone, and, standing like a tower, Our children shall behold his fame, The kindly, earnest, brave, foreseeing man, Sagacious, patient, dreading...blame, New birth of our new soil, the first American. LIE.- THE MAIN TKUCK, OR A LEAP FOR LIFE. GP MOEBIS. 1. Old Irousides at anchor lay, In the harbor...
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A Political Survey

Sir Mountstuart Elphinstone Grant Duff - America - 1868 - 300 pages
...Such as the Present gives, and cannot wait, — Safe in himself as in a fate. So always firmly he : He knew to bide his time. And can his fame abide....blame, New birth of our new soil, the first American." l I have still, however, several countries to speak of tonight, and must break off attempting them....
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The Baptist Quarterly, Volume 3

Lucius Edwin Smith, Henry Griggs Weston - Baptists - 1869 - 524 pages
...victory Such as the Present gives, and cannot wait, Safe in himself as in a fate. So always firmly he: He knew to bide his time, And can his fame abide,...blame, New birth of our new soil, the first American. Such poetry as this makes one wish that somehow the customs of the republic could have devolved the...
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Under the Willows, and Other Poems

James Russell Lowell - Literary Criticism - 1869 - 312 pages
...are gone, and, standing like a tower, Our children shall behold bis fame, The kindly-earnest, bravo, foreseeing man, Sagacious, patient, dreading praise,...blame, New birth of our new soil, the first American. vn. Long as man's hope insatiate can discern Or only guess some more inspiring goal Outside of Self,...
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A Library of Poetry and Song: Being Choice Selections from the Best Poets

William Cullen Bryant - American poetry - 1871 - 968 pages
...captains, with their guns and drums, Disturb our judgment for the hour, But at last silence conies ; of the dead, — Bright visions of glory that vanished...Company"1 Bryant William Cullen" William Cullen Bryant( JAMES RUSSBU. LOWBLU 1 -rr BURIAL OF LINCOLN. PEACE ! Let the long procession come, For hark ! —...
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