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" Let us develop the resources of our land, call forth its powers, build up its institutions, promote all its great interests, and sec whether we also, in our day and generation, may not perform something worthy to be remembered. "
American Eloquence: a Collection of Speeches and Addresses: By the Most ... - Page 369
1857
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Memorial Services Held in the House of Representatives and Senate of the ...

United States. Congress. Joint Committee on Printing - Government publications - 1987 - 253 pages
...Webster said, and I often look at it as a reminder, but I do not have it yet committed to memory — "Let us develop the resources of our land. Call forth its powers. Build its institutions, promote all its great interests, and see whether we also in our day and generation...
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Power, Intimacy, and the Life Story: Personological Inquiries Into Identity

Dan P. McAdams - Psychology - 1988 - 336 pages
...out of 79 (88 percent). The values were .72 for RLP and .77 for CCR. Chapter G 8 enerativity Script Let us develop the resources of our land, call forth...its great interests, and see whether we also, in our dm/ and generation, may not perform something worthy to be remembered. (Daniel Webster) The magnificence...
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Memorial Services Held in the House of Representatives and Senate of the ...

United States. Congress. Joint Committee on Printing - Government publications - 1987 - 253 pages
...Webster said, and I often look at it as a reminder, but I do not have it yet committed to memory — "Let us develop the resources of our land. Call forth its powers. Build its institutions, promote all its great interests, and see whether we also in our day and generation...
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Departments of Veterans Affairs and Housing and Urban Development and ...

United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Appropriations. Subcommittee on VA-HUD-Independent Agencies - Government publications - 1993
...his colleagues, as they considered the future of this nation, "Let us develop the resources of the land. Call forth its powers. Build up its institutions. Promote all its great interests. And see whether or not we also in our day and generation may not accomplish something worthy to be remembered." Today,...
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Emerson and the Climates of History

Eduardo Cadava - Literary Criticism - 1997 - 256 pages
...there remains to us a great duty of defence and preservation; and there is opened to us, also, a noble pursuit, to which the spirit of the times strongly...improvement. Let our age be the age of improvement. . . . Let us develop the resources of our land, call forth its powers, build up its institutions, promote...
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Daniel Webster: The Man and His Time

Robert Vincent Remini - Biography & Autobiography - 1997 - 796 pages
...and there is open to us, also, a noble pursuit, to which the spirit of the times strongly invites. Our proper business is improvement. Let our age be the age of improvement. . . . Let us cultivate a true spirit of union and harmony. . . . Let us act under a settled conviction,...
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Technology Transfer for Entrepreneurs: A Guide to Commercializing Federal ...

Clifford M. Gross, Joseph P. Allen - Business & Economics - 2003 - 252 pages
...scientists and engineers in the federal laboratory system. Chapter 3 HOW TO USE FEDERAL LABORATORIES Let us develop the resources of our land, call forth...powers, build up its institutions, promote all its greatest interests, and see whether we may also, in our day and generation, perform something worthy...
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American Exceptionalism in the Age of Globalization: The Specter of Vietnam

William V. Spanos - Literary Criticism - 342 pages
...has Providence adjusted men's wants and desires to their condition and their capacity. (WS, 248)19 "Our proper business is improvement. Let our age be the age of improvement." This is the moment in exceptionalist America's "destined" history when the Leatherstocking figure,...
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Remaking America: Public Memory, Commemoration, and Patriotism in the ...

John Bodnar - History - 1994 - 296 pages
...improve upon the past by working toward material advancement. "Our proper business is improvement. . . . Let us develop the resources of our land, call forth its powers, build up its institutions," Webster exclaimed. Arguing that Americans were now much better fed and clothed and had more time for...
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Congressional Serial Set

United States - 1901
...there remains to us a great duty of defense and preservation; and there is opened to us. also, a noble pursuit, to which the spirit of the times strongly invites us. Our proper business i? improvement." This injunction, laid upon Americans by their great orator threequarters of a century...
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