Grand Civic and Military Demonstration in Honor of the Removal of the Remains of James Monroe, Fifth President of the United States, from New York to Virginia

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U. Wolfe, 1858 - 324 strani
 

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Stran 309 - ... and cultivated that divine pleasure by the most liberal and unpretending methods; to the poor she was a benefactor; to the rich an example; to the wretched a comforter; to the prosperous an ornament: her piety went hand in hand with her benevolence, and she thanked her Creator for being permitted to do good. A being so gentle and so virtuous, slander might wound but could not dishonor.
Stran 307 - I am Alpha and. Omega, the beginning and the ending, saith the Lord, which is, and which was, and which is to come, the Almighty.
Stran 308 - ... behold, I say unto you, Lift up your eyes, and look on the fields; for they are white already to harvest. And he that reapeth receiveth wages, and gathereth fruit unto life eternal ; that both he that soweth and he that reapeth may rejoice together. And herein is that saying true, One soweth, and another reapeth. I sent you to reap that whereon ye bestowed no labour : other men laboured, and ye are entered into their labours.
Stran 31 - America; extorting by the mild compulsion of reason, the shores of the Pacific from the stipulated acknowledgment of Spain; and leading back the imperial autocrat of the North, to his lawful boundaries, from his hastily asserted dominion over the southern ocean. Thus strengthening and consolidating the federative edifice of his country's union, till he was entitled to say, like Augustus Caesar, of his imperial city, that he had found her built of brick and left her constructed of marble.
Stran 302 - During an union of more than half a century They survived, in harmony of sentiment, principle, and affection, The tempests of civil commotion ; Meeting undaunted and surmounting The terrors and trials of that Revolution, Which secured the Freedom of their Country ; Improved the condition of their times; And brightened the prospects of Futurity To the race of man upon Earth.
Stran 311 - By his public policy he defined, established and extended the boundaries of his country. He planted the laws of the American Union on the shores of the Pacific. His influence and his counsels tended to organize the National Treasury on the principles of the Constitution, and to apply the rule of Freedom to Navigation, Trade and Industry.
Stran 303 - HERE WAS BURIED THOMAS JEFFERSON, Author of the Declaration of American Independence, Of the Statute of Virginia for Religious Freedom, And Father of the University of Virginia ; because by these, as testimonials that I have lived, I wish most to be remembered.
Stran 301 - HIS COUNTRY. On the third of September, 1783, He affixed his Seal to the definitive Treaty with Great Britain, Which acknowledged that Independence, And consummated the redemption of his pledge.
Stran 31 - There behold him for a term of eight years, strengthening his country for defence by a system of combined fortifications, military and naval, sustaining her rights, her dignity and honor abroad ; soothing her dissensions, and conciliating her acerbities at home ; controlling by a firm though peaceful policy the hostile spirit of the European Alliance against Republican Southern America ; extorting by the mild compulsion of reason, the shores of the Pacific from the stipulated acknowledgment of Spain...
Stran 148 - ASCEND thy throne, almighty King ! And spread thy glories all abroad ; Let thine own arm salvation bring, And be thou known the gracious God. 2 Let millions bow before thy seat,— Let humble mourners seek thy face ; Bring daring rebels to thy feet, Subdued by thy victorious grace. 3 Oh ! let the kingdoms of the world Become the kingdoms of the Lord ; Let saints and angels praise thy name,— Be thou through heaven and earth adored.

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