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" There is a local feeling connected with this occasion, too strong to be resisted ; a sort of genius of the place, which inspires and awes us. We feel that we are on the spot where the first scene of our history was laid ; where the hearths and altars... "
The North American Review - Page 23
1822
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New-England's Memorial

Nathaniel Morton - Massachusetts - 1669 - 515 pages
...England were first • placed : where Christianity, civilization, and letters made their first lodgement, in a vast extent of country, covered with a wilderness and peopled by savages. We see the mild dignity of CARVER and BRADFORD ; the soldierlike air and manner . of STANDISH,...
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The Monthly repository (and review).

1822
....strong to be resisted ; a sort of geniiu of the place, which inspires and awes us. We feel that we arc on the spot where the first scene of our history was...Christianity and civilization and letters made their first lodgmeut, in a vast extent of country, covered with a wilderness and peopled by roving barbarian»....
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A Discourse, Delivered at Plymouth, December 22, 1820. In Commemoration of ...

Daniel Webster - Massachusetts - 1825 - 70 pages
...the spot, where the first scene of our history was laid; where the hearths and altars of New-England were first placed ; where Christianity, and civilization,...with a wilderness, and peopled by roving barbarians. We are here, at the season of the year at which the event took place. The imagination irresistibly...
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The Monthly Repository of Theology and General Literature, Volume 17

Liberalism (Religion) - 1822
...of genha of the place, which inspires and awes us. We feel that we are on the spot where the fire* scene of our history was laid ; where the hearths...civilization and letters made their first lodgment, hi a vast extent of country, covered with a wilderness and peopled by roving barbarians. We are here,...
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An Essay on Elocution: With Elucidatory Passages from Various Authors

John Hanbury Dwyer - Elocution - 1828 - 298 pages
...occasion, too strong to be resisted : a sort of genius of the place,, which inspires and awes us. We feel that we are on the spot, where the first scene...history was laid ; where the hearths and altars of New-England were first placed ; where Christianity, and civilization, and letters, made their first...
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Speeches and Forensic Arguments, Volume 1

Daniel Webster - Speeches, addresses, etc., American - 1830 - 520 pages
...occasion, too strong to be resisted ; a sort of genius of the p/ace, which inspires and awes us. We feel that we are on the spot, where the first scene...England were first placed; where Christianity, and civilisation, and letters made their first lodgement, in a vast extent of country, covered with a wilderness,...
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Speeches and Forensic Arguments

Daniel Webster - Speeches, addresses, etc., American - 1830 - 520 pages
...England were first placed; where Christianity, and civilisation, and letters made their first lodgement, in a vast extent of country, covered with a wilderness, and peopled by roving barbarians. We are here, at the season of the year at which the event took place. The imagination irresistibly...
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Speeches and Forensic Arguments, Volume 1

Daniel Webster - United States - 1835
...occasion, too strong to be resisted; a sort of genins of the place, which inspires and awes us. We feel that we are on the spot, where the first scene of our historv was laid; where the hearths and altars of New England were fir.st placed; where Christianity,...
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Specimens of American Eloquence: Consisting of Choice Selections from the ...

Orators - 1837 - 383 pages
...occasion, too strong to be resisted ; a sort of genius of the place, which inspires and awes us. We feel that we are on the spot, where the first scene...England were first placed ; where Christianity, and civilisation, and letters made their first lodgement, in a vast extent of country, covered with a wilderness,...
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The Beauties of the Hon. Daniel Webster: Selected and Arranged, with a ...

Daniel Webster, James Rees - 1839 - 95 pages
...this occasion too strong to be resisted, a sort of genius of the place, which inspires and awes us. We feel that we are on the spot where the first scene of our History was laid ; where the hearths and ahars of New England were first placed ; where Christianity, and civilization, and Tetters, made their...
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