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" First in war, first in peace, first in the hearts of his countrymen," was originally used in the resolutions presented to Congress on the death of Washington, December, 1799. "
A History of the United States of America - Stran 273
avtor: Charles Augustus Goodrich - 1823 - 400 strani
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The Grand Barbecue: A Celebration of the History, Places, Personalities and ...

Doug Worgul - 2001 - 127 strani
...perhaps, he felt the need for repentance. There's a phrase often used to describe George Washington; "First in war. First in peace. First in the hearts of his countrymen." Seems he was also first in line at the barbecue table. Perhaps when, as a lad, he chopped down his...
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George Washington: Foundation of Presidential Leadership and Character

Ethan M. Fishman, William D. Pederson, Mark J. Rozell - 2001 - 240 strani
...guided its first constitutional government. In the famous words of Light Horse Harry Lee, "[h]e was first in war, first in peace, first in the hearts of his countrymen." Other men could have led the nation, in both war and peace, but only Washington could unite them into...
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John Adams

David McCullough - 2001 - 752 strani
...Representative Henry Lee of Virginia — General "Light-Horse Harry" Lee — who extolled Washington as "first in war, first in peace, first in the hearts of his countrymen." When the service ended after four and a half hours, several hundred people crowded into the President's...
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Charles W. Chesnutt: Essays and Speeches

Joseph R. McElrath, Jr., Robert C. Leitz, Jesse S. Crisler - 2001 - 636 strani
...father of Robert E. Lee, said in his eulogy on Washington, 26 December 1799, "To the memory of the Man, first in war, first in peace, first in the hearts of his countrymen." In the typescript Chesnutt did not supply Lee's name; instead, he left a blank space between "as" and...
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The Showman and the Slave

Benjamin Reiss - 2001 - 267 strani
...progress of our government — she is the sole remaining tie of mortality which connects us to him who was 'first in war, first in peace, first in the hearts of his countrymen' — and as such, we should protect and honor her, and not suffer her to be kept for a show, like a...
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To America: Personal Reflections of an Historian

Stephen E. Ambrose - 2002 - 265 strani
...can do it," as an integral part of the American spirit. He was indispensable, in war and in peace, "first in war, first in peace, first in the hearts of his countrymen." Abigail Adams, again, so insightful in her descriptions of this or that Founding Father, quoted John...
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The View from the States: National Politics in Local Newspaper Editorials

Jan Pons Vermeer - 2002 - 159 strani
...the newspaper served, the president was generally likely to be the topic of discussion in editorials. "First in war, first in peace, first in the hearts of his countrymen," was said of George Washington. To that can be added, for President Clinton in 1994, "first in editorial...
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Let's Go Washington, D.C. 13th Edition, 3. del

Dunia Dickey, Megan Moran-Gates - 2003 - 384 strani
...York newspaper with Harry Lee's eulogy of George Washington, in which he used « the famous phrase "first in war, first in peace, first in the hearts of his countrymen" to describe the president. A 200-year-old magnolia tree is a fitting centerpiece of the large garden...
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The Federalist: With Letters of Brutus

Alexander Hamilton, James Madison, John Jay - 2003 - 575 strani
...did not follow in the footsteps of Caesar and Cromwell. He remained to the end a resolute republican, "first in war, first in peace, first in the hearts of his countrymen." Webster, Noah (1758-1843), American lawyer, lexicographer, and schoolteacher. He wrote a spelling book,...
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What Makes America Great?: Land of Freedom, Honor, Justice, and Opportunity

Lon Cantor - 2003 - 244 strani
...Fathers, a close friend of George Washington. It was he who coined the phrase describing Washington: "first in war, first in peace, first in the hearts of his countrymen." After the Revolution Harry Lee became a governor and a congressman, but he had no head for money. He...
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