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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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Browning and Whitman: A Study in Democracy

Oscar Lovell Triggs - Democracy - 1893 - 168 pages
...faith. " The sweetest, wisest soul of all my days and lands.'' WHITMAN : Burial " The kindly, earnest, brave foreseeing man, Sagacious, patient, dreading...blame, New birth of our new soil, the first American." LOWELL : Commemoration Ode. Happily, Lincoln's name is enshrined in the two noblest of songs, which...
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Abraham Lincoln

Charles Carleton Coffin - 1893 - 564 pages
...and, standing like a tower, Our children shall behold his fame. The kindly, earnest, brave, far-seeing man, Sagacious, patient, dreading praise, not blame, New birth of our new soil, the first American." I attempt no estimate of the character of Abraham Lincoln. I am too near him in time. There must be...
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A Library of American Literature from the Earliest Settlement to the Present ...

Edmund Clarence Stedman, Ellen Mackay Hutchinson, Mrs. Ellen Mackay Hutchinson Cortissoz - American literature - 1894 - 680 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. WORDSWORTH. [Among My Bookn. Second Series. 1876.] from Wordsworth all which an honest criticism cannot...
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Yesterdays with Authors

James Thomas Fields - Authors, English - 1894 - 454 pages
...by one of the noblest and most sorely tried of men, 8 hero comparable with any of Plutarch's, — " The kindly-earnest, brave, foreseeing man, Sagacious,...New birth of our new soil, the first American," 1* THACKERAY. What Emerson has said in his fine subtle way of Shakespeare may well be applied to the author...
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Proceedings of the New Jersey Historical Society

New Jersey Historical Society - New Jersey - 1894 - 742 pages
...all are g >ne, and, standing like a tower, Our children shall behold his fume, The kindly-eainest, brave, foreseeing man, Sagacious, patient, dreading...blame, New birth of our new soil, the first American." It is a poet's verdict ; but it rings in the authentic tone of the seer. It must also be the verdict...
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Beacon Lights of History: American statesmen. [1894

John Lord - History - 1894 - 558 pages
...These all are gone, and. standing like a toner, 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." AUTHORITIES. The most voluminous of the Lives of Abraham Lincoln is that of Xicolay and Hay, which...
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Complete Works, Volume 5

Abraham Lincoln - Illinois - 1894 - 444 pages
...and, standing like a tower, Our children shall behold his fame; The kindly-earnest, brave, far-seeing man, Sagacious, patient, dreading praise, not blame, New birth of our new soil, the first American." Sonnet in 1862 BY JOHN JAMES PIATT. Stern be the Pilot in the dreadful hour When a great nation, like...
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Abraham Lincoln, the First American

David Decamp Thompson - Presidents - 1894 - 250 pages
...LINCOLN, ,-r THE FIRST, AMERICAN. DD THOMPSON. Our children slmll behold Ml fame. The kindly, earnest, brave, foreseeing man, Sagacious, patient, dreading praise, not blame; New birth of our new aoil— the first American. — LOWBU. POPULAR EDITION. CINCINNATI: JENNINGS & GRAHAM NEW YORK: EATON...
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Abraham Lincoln, the First American

David Decamp Thompson - 1894 - 248 pages
...LINCOLN, THE FIRST AMERICAN. D. THOMPSON. : . Oar children shall behold his fame, The kindly, earnest, brave, foreseeing man, Sagacious, patient, dreading praise, not blame ; New birth of our new «oil— ike Jirst American. — Lowwi. POPULAR EDITION. Copyright By CRANSTON & CURT8J 1894. PREFACE....
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The Library of Historic Characters and Famous Events of All ..., Volume 8

Ainsworth Rand Spofford, Frank Weitenkampf, John Porter Lamberton - Biography - 1895 - 460 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. THE GREATNESS OF LINCOLN. We almost invariably find that the more completely the records of great historical...
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