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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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A Handbook of English Composition

James Morgan Hart - English language - 1895 - 360 pages
...second, to cultivate the spirit of union. These thoughts are expressed in the topic sentences, p. 145: " Our proper business is improvement. Let our age be the age of improvement." and, just before the close: "Let our object be, OUR COUNTRY, OUR WHOLE COUNTRY, AND NOTHING BUT OUR...
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... Webster's First Bunker Hill Oration, 1825

Daniel Webster - Bunker Hill, Battle of, Boston, Mass., 1775 - 1896 - 34 pages
...there places for us by the side of Solon, and Alfred, and other founders of opened to us, also, a noble pursuit, to which the spirit of the times strongly...Let us develop the resources of our land, call forth 5 its powers, build up its institutions, promote all its great interests, and see whether we also,...
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Select American Classics: Being Selections from Irving's Sketch Book and ...

American essays - 1896
...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 1 Solon, the most famous of the lawgivers of ancient Greece (born about 638 BC), established a new...
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Three Minute Readings for College Girls

Harry Cassell Davis - College readers - 1897 - 501 pages
...with repose, with peace, with security of personal rights, with good laws, and a just administration. Our proper business is improvement. Let our age be...powers, build up its institutions, promote all its general interests, and see whether we also, in our day and generation, may not perform something worthy...
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School Reading by Grades, Volume 5

James Baldwin - Children's poetry - 1897
...duty of defense and preservation; and there is opened to us, also, a noble pursuit, to which the 5 spirit of the times strongly invites us. Our proper...of peace and the works of peace. Let us develop the re10 sources of our land, call forth its powers, build up its institutions, promote all its great interests,...
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School Reading by Grades, Volume 2

Baldwin - 1897
...duty of defense and preservation ; and there is opened to us, also, a noble pursuit, to which the 5 spirit of the times strongly invites us. Our proper...of peace and the works of peace. Let us develop the re10 sources of our land, call forth its powers, build up its institutions, promote all its great interests,...
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Proceedings of the Department of Superintendence of the National Educational ...

National Education Association of the United States. Department of Superintendence - Education - 1899
...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 is improvement." This injunction, laid upon Americans by their great orator three-quarters of a century ago, has lost...
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Journal of Proceedings and Addresses of the ... Annual Meeting, Volume 39

National Educational Association (U.S.). Meeting - Education - 1900
...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 is improvement." This injunction, laid upon Americans by their great orator three-quarters of a century ago, has lost...
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Addresses and Proceedings - National Education Association of the United States

National Education Association of the United States - Education - 1900
...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 is improvement." This injunction, laid upon Americans by their great orator three-quarters of a century ago, has lost...
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Proceedings

National Education Association of the United States - Education - 1900
...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 is improvement." This injunction, laid upon Americans by their great orator three-quarters of a century ago, has lost...
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